USDA proposes stricter limits on pathogens in poultry meat

The government proposed tougher standards on disease-causing bacteria in chicken and turkey meat, saying the result would be 50,000 fewer cases a year of food-borne illnesses. A final version of the regulation, which focuses on salmonella and campylobacter bacteria, is expected by springtime. The proposed rule would require poultry processors to reduce bacterial contamination of ground poultry… » Read More

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