Nobody here but us chickens. Maybe some pathogens, too
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Consumer Reports: The respected consumer magazine found that two-thirds of the chickens it bought in grocery stores nationwide harbored salmonella and/or campylobacter, the leading bacterial causes of foodborne disease. That’s a modest improvement since January 2007, when Consumer Reports found that eight of 10 broilers harbored those pathogens. Meanwhile, here is our report on California’s stalled food safety legislation, and an editorial in the Sacramento Bee.