Does washing raw poultry lead to sickness? Health experts weigh in

Why? Because washing raw chicken before cooking can increase the risk of food poisoning from campylobacter and salmonella bacteria. Water splashing inside a kitchen from washing raw chicken carries these bacteria in all directions. Washing chicken will spread these bacteria onto hands, work surfaces, clothing, plates, knives, forks, spoons and cooking utensils. Water droplets can […]

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No more plump chickens on your plate, govt bans colistin in poultry industry

We all are familiar with the white-feathered chickens which are the common primary ingredient of the most loved chicken meals which are eaten across households as a Sunday afternoon meal. The component that gives chicken their extra plumpness will soon be banned across India. Colistin is a valuable, last-resort antibiotic that saves lives in critical […]

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Eating poultry might raise your risk of having urinary tract infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are often regarded as a common and minor problem, but UTIs involving the kidneys or blood can be life-threatening. The majority of UTIs are caused by E. coli, but only a few E. coli strains cause the more serious infections. Researchers already knew that people can pass E. coli to one […]

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Bird Flu: Maharashtra Government issues alert

Bird Flu alert in Maharashtra Hens to undergo screening Poultry farms under scanner Bird flu, also called avian influenza, is a viral infection that can infect not only birds, but also humans and other animals. Most forms of the virus are restricted to birds. H5N1 is the most common form of bird flu. Blood flu has […]

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