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Data driven: Information helped reduce Salmonella on chicken

You won’t see claims like this in any ads: “Our chicken is safer than our competitors’ chicken.” There’s an unwritten understanding in the industry that food safety won’t be used as an advertising tactic. Yet, in an important way, commercial chicken buyers can actually find out how chicken slaughter plants are doing when it comes… Continue Reading

Faces of Food Safety: Meet Ahman Jilani of FSIS

Editor’s note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service. Dr. Ahmad Jilani is a supervisory public health veterinarian and an enforcement, investigation and analysis officer in the Office of Field Operations. His grandfather was also a civil servant focused… Continue Reading

USDA’s Poultry-Inspection System Needs to Be Modernized

Opinion

In an effort to continue progress toward reducing foodborne illnesses, we believe the poultry inspection system should be modernized to transition to a model that is more science- and risk-based. One of the unrivaled achievements in the American experience is the success of our nation’s farms in providing food and political stability. This success enables… Continue Reading