Share via Email


* Email To: (Separate multiple addresses with a semicolon)
* Your Name:
* Email From: (Your IP Address is 44.201.94.72)
* Email Subject: (personalize your subject)


Email Content:
Chick-News.com Poultry Industry News, Comments and more by Simon M. Shane

Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis In Japan Attributed To Consuming Raw Chicken

06/09/2022

Chick-NewsAccording to ProMED mail on June 6th a localized outbreak of campylobacteriosis occurred in the city of Kyotanabe associated with a specific restaurant.  The vehicle of infection was chicken thigh sashimi, consumed virtually uncooked, having been briefly seared.  This specialty is only offered at a few restaurants in the U.S. but is common in major metropolitan areas in Japan.  Given the high prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni contamination of chicken, cooking to 165F for at least 30 seconds down to the bone is necessary to ensure freedom from this and other non-spore forming pathogenic bacteria.

 

Chick-NewsDuring the mid-1980s, an extensive outbreak of campylobacteriosis was diagnosed among fraternity members at the University of Georgia.  An investigation showed a temporary fad of consuming raw chicken, resulting in outbreaks.


 
Copyright © 2022 Simon M. Shane