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Food Safety / Turkey Production
on May 6, 2019

Salmonella Reading outbreak challenges turkey industry

The outbreak of this serotype of the pathogenic bacteria is spawning product recalls and forcing the industry to reassess its practices.

Since July of 2018, the U.S. turkey industry has dealt with an ongoing outbreak of Salmonella Reading. So far, the issue is yielding more questions than answers for the industry as well as food safety and regulatory authorities.

The pathogen and the current situation

Salmonella Reading is a serotype of…

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