How to Protect your family from Salmonella Poisoning
Salmonella Poisoning can kill you
Thousands of people get food poisoning every day. The best way to prevent food poisoning is to grow and store your own food. That is not possible for people who live in the city which are forced to eat whatever the grocery stores have in stock. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) monitors most of the foods available but may not monitor all areas of production used to process foods.
Many cases of Salmonella are contracted at home
Improper food handling of uncooked meat is one of the major causes of food borne illness.
Wash hands and food surfaces before preparing a different type of food. Use bleach or antibacterial soap to clean.
Closely monitor food temperatures.
Do not store meat above vegetables.
Consumer's are becoming more aware of how their food gets from the pasture to their plates. What they do not realize is the inhumane treatment of the animals used for food production. Many commercial egg and meat bird producer's are trying to make us believe that chickens are now being treated humanely.
The public is being misled. What is really happening with the new "Cage free" and "Free Range eggs" labels we see in the store? The labels are misleading consumers into believing that the horrors involved in producing their food have been solved when they have not. Read More HumaneMyth.Org
Store bought Chicken still not Safe to Eat! Recent Updates!
About that store bought Chicken, Salmonella, Pathogens and Campylobacter-Updates
Still eating chicken from the grocery store? Many people stop eating chicken when they see salmonella, disease and pathogens found in chicken meat in the news but we still see chicken being sold in the grocery store and just assume the scare is over and buy it anyway. “ The amount of clean birds found in grocery stores in 2011 are twice as many as were found in 2007 but less than 51% compared to the report in 2003 According to ConsumerReports.Org. “That's double the percentage of clean birds we found in our 2007 report but far less than the 51 percent in our 2003 report In recent random testing of chicken meat found in the groceries store reveal shocking results. You are not out of the woods yet!
Recent statistics from Consumer reports retrieved May 18, 2011
Campylobacter found in 62 % of chickens
Salmonella found in 14 %
Bacteria found in 9 %
34% found clear of both pathogens
Air chilled broilers-40% carry one or both pathogens
Store-brand organic chickens-0% pathogens but 57% carried campoylobacter
Purdue=56% free of both pathogens
Dirtiest Birds-80% positive for one or both