Browsing the "poultry" Tag

Funky Chicken: New Reports Find Poultry Bacteria-Laden, Regulation Inadequate

December 19th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

Do you still eat chickens? There's never been a better time to consider ditching birds from your diet. New reports find ridiculous levels of bacterial contamination in chicken meat, including many antibiotic resistant strains. Both organic and conventionally raised birds were found to be riddled with potentially dangerous bacteria, calling USDA practices into serious question and providing abundant inspiration for alternate sandwich-ingredient exploration


Live Chicks Tied to Salmonella Outbreak

August 2nd, 2012 | by Heather Carr

76 people have fallen ill with a strain of salmonella traced back to live poultry from a hatchery in Missouri. More than a third of those fallen ill are children under the age of ten


Whatcha hiding, Big Chicken? Chicken Industry Takes Bold Stance Against Transparency

April 17th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

The controversial and recently expanded HACCP Based Inspection Models Project (HIMP) moves poultry plants towards less regulation and increased line speeds. Consumer advocate and Food & Water Watch lobbyist Tony Corbo requested the opportunity to work in a HIMP facility, to gain understanding of the new (self)regulatory process and how it effects our food supply. The National Chicken Council denied Corbo's request last Friday: they greatly prefer no transparency at all, please and thank you! Anyone surprised


My Favorite Leftover Wine Recipe

October 12th, 2011 | by Jennifer Kaplan

If you're like me you are constantly ending up with leftover wine. Since I am loathe to pour my leftover wine down the drain, the bottles tend to accumulate. Here are some tips for using leftover wine and a fabulous recipe for Zinfandel Chicken Marbella



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