FSIS takes on Salmonella in certain chicken products; hopes to publish something by fall

PITTSBURGH, PA — Whether you call it a baby step or a significant stride, the federal government is taking action to clean up the chicken people in America eat.

With an announcement today the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said it will be declaring all strains of Salmonella an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products.

“It is an important step because for the first time we have declared Salmonella to be an adulterant,” Sanrda Eskin, deputy undersecretary for food safety for FSIS, told Food Safety News. “But we are not stopping there. We are developing a comprehensive

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