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Campylobacter levels in fresh chickens down on 2016, retailer survey shows

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RATES of campylobacter presence in fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens has fallen by almost 3 per cent in a year.

Figures released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) found that high-level campylobacter prevalence (that is, more than 1000 colony-forming units per gram of skin) in samples reduced from 9.3 per cent between January and March last year to 6.5 per cent in the same …

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