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There's Poop in Our Chicken Meat!

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I've known for a long time that chicken can be toxic, but an April article in the New York Times showed that almost half of the chicken in grocery stores is contaminated by E coli, which researchers say is an indicator of fecal contamination.

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Kelly Rogers (303)
Friday July 20, 2012, 1:12 am
WOW ty

Carol H (229)
Friday July 20, 2012, 4:41 am
noted, thanks Carrie

Past Member (0)
Friday July 20, 2012, 8:06 am
Go vegetarian. You really don't need these problems and neither do the chickens.

Jeannette A (137)
Friday July 20, 2012, 10:45 am
Good grief... and even cantaloupes can kill you. Too bad we have to eat to survive!

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Friday July 20, 2012, 6:12 pm
Go veg! :)

Friday July 20, 2012, 6:16 pm
Oh,oh, there goes my cookout. Although in reality these days, I think just about anything that we eat can become contaminated.

Sarah G (109)
Friday July 20, 2012, 7:06 pm
Happy to be a vegetarian!

Anne P (174)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 6:54 am
Protect yourself! Adopt a plant-based, organic diet. And yes, it can be done fairly inexpensively. Thanks for posting, Carrie!

Nancy C (806)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 11:24 am
so glad I don't eat poultry, meat or my veggies and my newly discovered fave, quinoa

Kenneth Davies (0)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 1:22 pm

Antonia Windham (6)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 10:17 pm
More meat should be irradiated before being sold. That'll destroy the bacteria.

Skye Hoefke (0)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 12:11 am
This article is very disturbing!! I love chicken and have been eating organic chicken and eggs from the health food store for several years now! I have been planning on raising my own chickens for eggs and am almost there with it. I guess I will be raising my own chickens to eat as well now! Shame on those industry profiteers for their immoral and unhealthy practices.

Patricia H. (440)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 4:31 am

Angel Campbell (0)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 6:33 am
Stop eating meat then.

Angel Campbell (0)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 6:34 am
There's a lot worse things in American processed meat than chicken poo. Do you know what amonia is?

colleen p (38)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 7:40 am
even in the free range, "organic", your neighboor grew it them self kind?

Amanda A (201)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 2:18 pm
If this doesn't make people give up eating animals, I don't know what will lol

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 4:54 am
Oh my word! I don't eat meat but am still appalled that people are being sold contaminated food stuffs.The process of killing, cleaning, dissecting and packaging is obviously not regulated enough!

jan b (5)
Sunday October 21, 2012, 12:51 pm
A no -meat diet for some people is not suitable and to just avoid meat because it might be tainted with e-coli....well
so has lettice, broccoli, peanuts, tomatos and many things on the grocers shelves.
This article would be ideal if it also mentioned the FDA is underfunded. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been chronically under funded for many years.....because the republicans believe in smaller and smaller Govt. Problem too--citizens demand everything be first class that the gov't can provide but don't want to pay for it in taxation.

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