The London-based Food Standards Agency is worried people may believe what they read in the newspaper.

A report that ran last weekend in the lifestyle section of The Daily Mirror about a celebrity chef who claims to love eating raw chicken has the FSA “reiterating our advice not to eat raw chicken.”

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The holidays have come and gone, and many of us have started the countdown to kickoff Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston. Like so many Americans, I get pretty excited about the Super Bowl – especially if my home team, Pittsburgh, is playing.

illus chick unsportsmanlike conductNow, I’m not going to profess tremendous knowledge about football, but I…

Britain’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) on Thursday announced research showing that consumers want the food industry to continue action to tackle Campylobacter in chickens — the biggest cause of food poisoning in the United Kingdom. The new findings show that 68 precent of UK consumers think the industry should continue to reduce Campylobacter levels beyond…

Perdue Foods of Salisbury, MD, is recalling approximately 720 pounds of raw, fresh chicken products because they may have experienced a processing deviation in temperature during production, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The products subject to the recall include:

  • 80-lb. cardboard boxes containing approximately 28, 2.5-lb. ice-packed,

Raw chickens are being purchased out of grocery store poultry coolers in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland for the United Kingdom’s most aggressive retail testing for Campylobacter to be conducted by the Food Standards Agency since 2008. Human Campylobacter illnesses hardly moved last year off peak levels that have FSA officials concerned. As a…