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Chickens to be ‘superfrozen’ to kill food bug

Pennington: backing for new idea. Picture: PA

Pennington: backing for new idea. Picture: PA

  • by DAVID WALSH
 

FOOD safety experts plan to “superfreeze” chickens to halt the rise of campylobacter food poisoning. The Food Standards Agency is currently looking into a procedure which involves exposing the surface of slaughtered chickens to extreme cold, known as rapid surface chilling.

 

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