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What are the chances of getting salmonella from raw chicken?

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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics
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In brief: Risky

Any raw food of animal origin, such as meat, poultry, milk and dairy products, eggs, or seafood may carry salmonella bacteria.
The bacteria can survive to cause illness if susceptible foods are not cooked to a safe minimum internal temperature as measured with a food thermometer. Fruits and vegetables may also harbor the bacteria, if there is contact with raw meat, and are not washed thoroughly.

In brief: Risky

Any raw food of animal origin, such as meat, poultry, milk and dairy products, eggs, or seafood may carry salmonella bacteria.
The bacteria can survive to cause illness if susceptible foods are not cooked to a safe minimum internal temperature as measured with a food thermometer. Fruits and vegetables may also harbor the bacteria, if there is contact with raw meat, and are not washed thoroughly.
Dr. Willa Terry
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Is there salmonella

Outbreak? That may increase risk.
Any raw food of animal origin can be contaminated with Salmonella. REF: https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/ss/slideshow-salmonella. The risk is high enough, that most of us wouldn't eat it.

In brief: Is there salmonella

Outbreak? That may increase risk.
Any raw food of animal origin can be contaminated with Salmonella. REF: https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/ss/slideshow-salmonella. The risk is high enough, that most of us wouldn't eat it.
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