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USDA Says It’s Difficult to Replicate Denmark and Eliminate Salmonella in Poultry

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(Editor’s note: This is Part Four of a recent four-part series by Lynne Terry on how Salmonella in poultry is handled in Denmark and the U.S. Part One is here, Part Two is here, and Part Three is here. The series is being republished by permission from The Oregonian.) Denmark’s journey from a surge of… Continue Reading

Denmark Sees Costs, Benefits of Trying to Eradicate Salmonella

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(Editor’s note: This is Part Three of a recent four-part series by Lynne Terry on how Salmonella in poultry is handled in Denmark and the U.S. The series is being republished by permission from The Oregonian. Part One is here, Part Two is here, and Part Four will run tomorrow.) When Denmark adopted its National… Continue Reading

After Illnesses Soar, Denmark Attacks Salmonella at Its Source

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(Editor’s note: This is Part One of a recent four-part series by Lynne Terry on how Salmonella in poultry is handled in Denmark and the U.S. The series is being republished by permission from The Oregonian. Parts Two, Three and Four will be posted over the next three days.) The gauntlet begins with a walk… Continue Reading

After Battling Salmonella, Oregon Tot Turns 1

Melissa Lee was raised by a vegetarian mother on a germ alert. She disinfected surfaces, washed hands frequently and scrubbed food before cooking or eating.  Lee kept those habits after marrying and having a baby, but learned to love meat. Health-conscious, Lee bought lean cuts, choosing ground turkey instead of beef. She stored it in… Continue Reading