Pathogen testing and the safety of poultry parts

The USDA FSIS recently finalized new poultry pathogen performance standards. In brief, the finalized rule is establishing standards and testing procedures for assessing the level of salmonella and Campylobacter on chicken parts (read: chicken breasts, wings, thighs, etc.) and not-ready-to-eat comminuted chicken and poultry (read: ground chicken and ground turkey). While not a high-profile or …

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