Reports question USDA on chicken safety

December 19, 2013 5:00 PM

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Reports question USDA on chicken safety

Two new reports released today raise concerns about the amount of bacteria in raw poultry and call into question the actions of the agency responsible for keeping meat safe.

In the aftermath of the major Salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken that sickened nearly 400 people earlier this year,“The high cost of cheap chicken,” released by Consumer Reports, and “Weaknesses in FSIS’ Salmonella Regulation,” issued by The Pew Charitable Trusts, put a spotlight on ...

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