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The Trouble with Chicken / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Other author/creatorFilms Media Group, film distributor.
Other author/creatorPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), [2015]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2016.
Copyright Notice ©2015
Description1 online resource (1 video file (55 min., 32 sec.)) : color and sound.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Discovery of Salmonella Heidelberg (3:23) -- Contaminated Poultry (1:35) -- Positive Chicken (2:52) -- Supplier Pattern (2:32) -- Federal Intervention (2:02) -- Fast Food Disaster (2:36) -- It's the Consumers' Problem (1:47) -- Outdated Inspection Regulations (3:14) -- Salmonella Performance Standards (2:11) -- Salmonella Heidelberg Resurfaces (3:46) -- Noah Craten (3:10) -- Ignoring Chicken Parts (2:36) -- In Search of Evidence (3:55) -- Ineffective FSIS Regulations (2:56) -- Letters of Deficiency (3:07) -- Lack of Federal Action (3:43) -- Consumer Burden (2:59) -- Limited Responsibility (2:17) -- Credits: The Trouble with Chicken (2:05)
Abstract Every year, Salmonella causes more hospitalizations and deaths than any other foodborne illness, with about one in four pieces of raw chicken contaminated with Salmonella today. Why isn't the U.S. food safety system stopping the threat? Correspondent David E. Hoffman investigates how and why the standards and laws around Salmonella have failed to keep up with the increasing danger posed by some strains of the bacteria. The film looks closely at the largest Salmonella poultry outbreak in history, when more than 600 people were sickened over 16 months. Delving into the complex world of food safety, through interviews with local and national public health officials, as well as victims and a top-level poultry industry executive, the film reveals the discrepancies that exist when it comes to foodborne bacteria-contrasting how regulators cracked down hard on E. coli 0157 in raw beef and banned it outright after a deadly outbreak at Jack-in-the-Box two decades ago, but have not taken such decisive action with dangerous kinds of Salmonella, leaving consumers to protect themselves.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).
With noteOriginally released by Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) in 2015.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description (Films Media Group, May 2, 2016)
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number114695 Films Media Group

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