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on April 22, 2018

GAO: FSIS should do more to reduce pathogens in meat

While products like whole and ground chicken have pathogen standards, others like turkey breasts do not

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) needs to do more to reduce the incidence of pathogens like Salmonella and Campylobacter in meat and poultry products.

While FSIS began setting pathogen-related standards in 1996, FAO, in a recent…

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