31 May '15, 1am

The Hidden Health Hazards of Eating CAFO Chicken: Despite the well-documented health and environmental hazards...

The Hidden Health Hazards of Eating CAFO Chicken: Despite the well-documented health and environmental hazards...

Despite the well-documented health and environmental hazards, most consumers are still unaware that well over 90 percent of all chicken meat and eggs sold in the US come from confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Most people are also unaware that CAFO foods are very different, from a nutritional standpoint, from animals raised on pasture, and that while they may be inexpensive at the checkout line, there are significant hidden costs, including the cost to your health, associated with this kind of food production. One hidden health hazard is foodborne illness, which last year alone struck more than 19,000 out of a population of 48 million residents across 10 states.1 The most frequent foodborne infection was caused by salmonella , accounting for 38 percent of reported infections. The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) attributes nearly 133,000 illnesses ea...

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