Written by Michelle Kretzer
family is suing American Airlines after their loved one died on a flight,
reportedly after consuming
chicken contaminated with bacteria.
Not so much. The Food and Drug Administration reports that there are 48 million cases of foodborne
illness in the U.S. every year,
resulting in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. Consumer Reports found the leading bacterial causes of foodborne
illness—salmonella and campylobacter—in
two-thirds of the chickens that it purchased nationwide.
you don't enjoy your meals served with a side of vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and
abdominal cramps, not to mention cruelty,
maybe it's time to jettison chicken from your diet. Check out a wide variety of
chicken-free recipes at our Living page.
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