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  • 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.
  • Yersinia in Pork
    Yersinia in Pork
    This week Consumer Reports released a study showing the majority of retail pork tested was contaminated with antibiotic resistant strains of the foodborne bacteria Yersinia enterocolitica.
  • Antimutagenic Activity of Green Versus White Tea
    Antimutagenic Activity of Green Versus White Tea
    The ability of green versus white tea to protect against in vitro DNA damage caused by a cooked chicken carcinogen (heterocyclic amine).
  • Zero Tolerance to Acceptable Risk
    Zero Tolerance to Acceptable Risk
    The fish and poultry industries propose moving from a zero tolerance policy on certain dangerous foodborne pathogens to an "acceptable risk" policy given how widely contaminated their products are...
  • Viral Meat Spray
    Viral Meat Spray
    Bacteria-eating viruses (bacteriophages) have been approved as meat additives to reduce the risk of Listeria and Campylobacter found in processed meat and poultry products, but there is a concern...
  • Meat-Borne Infection Risk from Shopping Carts
    Meat-Borne Infection Risk from Shopping Carts
    Exposure to meat packaging in the supermarket may lead to food poisoning in children placed in shopping carts.
  • Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    The food-poisoning fecal bacteria found in 70% of U.S. retail poultry is destroyed by proper cooking, but contamination of the kitchen environment may place consumers at risk.
  • U.S. Meat Supply Flying at Half Staph
    U.S. Meat Supply Flying at Half Staph
    An investigation finds 47% of U.S. retail meat tested is contaminated with staph (Staphylococcus) bacteria. Turkey appears most likely to harbor contagion.
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