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Is your chicken making you sick? New study emphasizes washing hands, using thermometer
Is your chicken making you sick? New study emphasizes washing hands, using thermometer

Most people may claim they're aware of the proper, safe way to handle raw poultry, but how many actually observe recommended practices when cooking in their own homes?  A new study led by UC Davis Center for Consumer Research Director Christine Bruhn shows the number may be a lower than you think.  Researchers analyzed video footage of 120 participants from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, Ore., in their kitchens preparing a chicken dish and salad of their choosing. The majority of the participants claimed to cook chicken weekly and some had even received formal food safety training. Bruhn included salad in the study to be able to look at...

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