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        The Trouble with Chicken | Food Safety Standards

        Explore the reasons behind the 2011 recall of ground turkey by the meat-packing company Cargill Foods in Springdale, AK, and the implications on our food safety, in this video excerpted from FRONTLINE: The Trouble with Chicken. Noticing high levels of salmonella in its ground turkey, Cargill Foods eventually recalled its product, but the delay still sickened 132 people and killed one person. The contamination also revealed serious problems with the standards and practices set by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) public health agency the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). This resource is part of the FRONTLINE Collection.

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