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August 15, 2017

How safe is chicken imported from China? 5 questions answered

Maurice Pitesky, University of California, Davis

(THE CONVERSATION) Editor’s note: Under a trade deal concluded in May, China has begun exporting chicken to the United States. Critics have pointed to China’s record of food safety issues and argued the deal prioritizes commerce over public health. Here Maurice Pitesky, a poultry extension specialist at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine with a focus on poultry health and food safety epidemiology, answers five questions about importing Chinese chicken. Read more

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