WASHINGTON — In the wake of a report on the incidence of bacterial pathogens on chickens at retail, the National Chicken Council is strongly defending the industry. The report, based on a survey conducted by Yonkers, N.Y.-based Consumers Union's publication, Consumer Reports, shows that two-thirds of the fresh broilers tested were contaminated with either salmonella or campylobacter or both. When that news was released last week, NCC quickly issued a statement indicating chicken is safe if ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.