WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced new performance standards aimed at reducing incidence of Salmonella and Campylobacter in young chickens and turkeys, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture conference call on Monday. USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service estimates that the new Campylobacter standards will prevent 39,000 illnesses during the first two years, while 26,000 illnesses will be prevented under the new Salmonella standards during that time. ...
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