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Poultry is safe

Experts Agree on Safety of Poultry

"American consumers don't have to worry about getting avian flu virus from eating poultry that's been properly handled and cooked," says Dr. Michael Doyle, director of the Center for Food Safety at the University of Georgia. "We know that if you properly cook poultry, it's safe."

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention agree that properly handled and cooked poultry is safe. Click here for the CDC statement.

The World Health Organization is also on record as affirming the safety of poultry products. Click here for the WHO statement.

Dr. Doyle and Staff

Dr. Michael Doyle (center) and staff at the University of Georgia’s Center for Food Safety.

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