CRANBURY, N.J. -- The maker of a new salt rinse process for fresh poultry claims it is nearly 100% effective in eliminating salmonella and E. coli bacteria. Department of Agriculture, the company announced. That approval allows immediate use of the product by poultry processors, the company said. The AvGard rinse is a process in which poultry is rinsed with a food-grade trisodium phosphate salt solution and then rinsed again with clean water prior to chilling and packaging, according to ...

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