WASHINGTON -- The government's Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point program has cut incidences of salmonella on meat and poultry at small plants by almost 50%, Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman told the National Chicken Council's annual meeting here. HACCP's implementation at large plants in January 1998 halved the incidence of salmonella contamination in broiler chicks, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In January the federal inspection system was officially implemented ...

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