USDA: Salmonella an adulterant in certain chicken products

May 11, 2023

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed that breaded stuffed raw chicken products be considered adulterated if they contain more than small amounts of Salmonella. FSIS cited estimates by the Centers for Disease …

Read More

USDA announces pilot to combat Salmonella illnesses

November 4, 2021

On October 19, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced a new initiative to reduce  Salmonella illnesses by 25%. These pilot projects focus on poultry slaughter and processing plants and will increase preharvest screenings for Salmonella …

Read More

93.7% of Salmonella illness not attributed to eggs

October 21, 2021

According to a new inter-agency report, eggs caused just 6.3 percent of Salmonella illnesses in 2019. Chicken, fruits, pork and seeded vegetables each accounted for more than 12 percent of the illnesses, based on multi-year …

Read More

For video, photos and other resources, view Resources.

For media inquiries or
interview requests, contact Hinda Mitchell.