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on April 20, 2020

Yucca helps inhibit Campylobacter growth on chicken skin

Benchtop study finds the all-natural plant extract can improve current treatment methods

Extract from the yucca plant is an all-natural and environmentally friendly way that could help halt the growth of the Campylobacter bacteria on chicken skins during processing.

Campylobacter is one of the most common causes of foodborne illnesses worldwide. It can be difficult to treat, and many strains…

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