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CDC: You May Be Handling Raw Chicken Incorrectly

Agency advises against rinsing it off before cooking

(Newser) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a message: "Don't wash your raw chicken!" The agency estimates a million people fall ill each year after eating contaminated poultry, but it warns in a tweet that rinsing off the meat before cooking can do more harm than...

Internet Grossed Out by Raw Meat Carted Into Market

The Facebook photos have been shared 2K times

(Newser) - "This is a whole new level of gross," proclaimed Loretta Seto in a Facebook post , and the Internet seems to agree. The California woman on Jan. 14 snapped two photos of meat being carted into the 99 Ranch Market in San Jose—raw and unpackaged, and stacked into...

CDC to Wisconsin: Please Avoid 'Cannibal Sandwiches'

Last holiday season, the raw-meat snacks were linked to 17 possible E. coli cases

(Newser) - "Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season. Health officials confirmed four cases tied to...

Canadian Gov Guts Seal, Eats Raw Heart

'Delicious' gesture meant to show support for Inuit hunts

(Newser) - When in Rome, do as the Romans do. And in Canada's Arctic, that means gutting a freshly slaughtered seal, slicing out its heart, and chowing down, reports AFP. Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean kicked off a tour of the region yesterday by dining on raw seal as a gesture of...

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