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Contaminated chicken: Government looks at farmers, rather than processing plants, for the blame

Butchers and small-scale farm shops are currently being scrutinized by the Food Standard Agency (FSA) amidst allegations that they are selling chicken contaminated with the food poisoning bacterium Campylobacter, according to a report by The Daily Mail. The FSA has determined 54 percent of chicken sold on High Street (a primary business street market in the U.K.) were contaminated, with 6.5 percent carrying high levels on the skin.  Read more...



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