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Salmonella recognized as an admixture – Institute of Food Laws and Regulations

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced its final declaration decision Salmonella adulteration in raw breaded stuffed chicken products if they exceed the threshold of 1 colony forming unit per gram or more. Read the press release.

Salmonella it can cause severe and debilitating disease and the infectious dose may be low. These products are disproportionately associated Salmonella disease. Although breaded and stuffed chicken products account for less than 0.15 percent of total chicken sales, these products are 33 times more likely to cause Salmonella epidemic than other chicken products. See FSIS documentation for more information.

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