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Dirty Dining special report: Cheating the health card system

When you go out to eat, what stands between you and food poisoning? Tonight, in a special Dirty Dining report, Contact 13 uncovers a loophole in the food safety system.
Freezing 'reduces food bug risk'

- 3 days earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Food safety experts have suggested that freezing chickens during processing for human consumption could vastly reduce the chances of people catching a food poisoning bug.

Freezing chickens could cut risk of food poisoning by up to 90 per cent

- 3 days earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Freezing chickens during processing for human consumption could vastly reduce the risk of food poisoning , food safety experts have suggested. Around 60,000 cases of campylobacter infections - an illness that can be caught from poultry - are reported to health authorities every year.

Freezing chicken can cut risks of food poisoning bug, say scientists

- 3 days earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Freezing chickens found with campylobacter cells in them could reduce the rate of passing the infection on to humans by up to 90 per cent, say food safety experts

Raw Milk and Campylobacter: A Frequent Pair

- 2 days earlier @ foodpoisoningbulletin.com: Teenagers and younger children are especially vulnerable to food poisoning because their immune systems are not fully developed. Because raw milk can harbor dangerous pathogens such as Campylobacter, E.coli and Listeria public health officials ...

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Freezing chicken could slash the risk of food poisoning

Daily Mail: Families should freeze and defrost chicken if they want to avoid food poisoning, a health chief said yesterday. Six in every 10 chickens sold by supermarkets contain potentially lethal bugs that infect half a million people a year. Around 100 of the ...

Freezing Chicken Could Reduce Risk Of Food Poisoning Bug Campylobacter

Food safety experts have suggested that freezing chickens during processing for human consumption could vastly reduce the chances of people catching a food poisoning bug. Every year there are around 60,000 cases of campylobacter infections - an illness that can be caught from poultry - reported to local health authorities. The real figure is thought to be closer to half a million as people often ...

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