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4 Types of Salmonella You Should Know About

Everyone’s afraid of salmonella, and chicken-keepers especially know to beware the notorious pathogen. There are actually four kinds, though, each with different traits and implications.

Salmonella: The Chicken-Kissing Disease?

  Salmonella is no joke. In 2007, before my chicken-keeping days, a friend and I were sickened with salmonella when we ate undercooked chicken at a restaurant in Lexington, Ky. Food poisoning hit each of us 18 hours later, and I’ve never been so sick in my life. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention […]

How Safe Are Foster Farms’ Chickens?

Outbreaks of salmonella and listeria. Brutal beatings. What’s happening at a West Coast chicken processor makes me question its claim to humane.