Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Undercooked Chicken Causes GBS

New Evidence Shows How Bacterium in Undercooked Chicken Causes GBS

This post demonstrates the importance of adequate cooking time for Chicken and Poultry in particular.

Newswise — A Michigan State University research team is the first to show how a common bacterium found in improperly cooked chicken causes Guillain-Barre Syndrome, or GBS.

The federally funded research, now published in the Journal of Autoimmunity, not only demonstrates how this food-borne bacterium, known as Campylobacter jejuni, triggers GBS, but offers new information for a cure.

If chicken isn't cooked to the proper minimum internal temperature, bacteria can still exist.
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