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  • Chicken Salmonella Thanks to Meat Industry Lawsuit
    Chicken Salmonella Thanks to Meat Industry Lawsuit
    The meat industry sued the federal government, winning the right to sell food known to be contaminated with food poisoning bacteria.
  • Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal
    Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal
    Hundreds of thousands of Americans are Salmonella poisoned by poultry every year, yet it remains legal to sell meat proven to be contaminated.
  • Unsafe at Any Feed
    Unsafe at Any Feed
    In a national survey, fewer than half of the participants realized meat contaminated with fecal food-poisoning bacteria such as Salmonella can still legally be sold. Rather than producing safe...
  • Total Recall
    Total Recall
    Salmonella, the leading cause of food-poisoning related death, can survive most common egg cooking methods including scrambled, over-easy, and sunny-side-up. Cross-contamination onto fingers,...
  • Too Much Iodine Can Be as Bad as Too Little
    Too Much Iodine Can Be as Bad as Too Little
    Excessive intake of kelp (kombu) or thyroid-containing sausages can lead to iodine toxicity.
  • Drug Residues in Meat
    Drug Residues in Meat
    The U.S. Inspector General cites the USDA for failing to safeguard the meat supply from drug residues.
  • Fecal Bacteria Survey
    Fecal Bacteria Survey
    How contaminated is the American meat supply with fecal matter?