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Chicken liver pate is a potential source of food poisoning

University of Aberdeen scientists bought raw chicken livers from a typical range of supermarkets and butchers over a two-year period and, after testing in the lab, discovered the bug Campylobacter in 81% of them.

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Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking?

When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other ...

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Study identifies risky food safety practices in home kitchens

(Medical Xpress)—While most consumers are very aware of food safety issues, including salmonella, and the risk of foodborne illness, many do not follow recommended food safety practices in preparing their own meals at home, ...

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Is your kitchen clean enough?

Every year, 5,000 Europeans die from diseases contracted from food. Researchers visited people's homes and discovered both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC warns of Salmonella illnesses linked to raw chicken

(HealthDay)—The number of people sickened in a Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken products now stands at 92 people in 29 states, U.S. health officials said today.

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