So do UK/EU mefites wash their eggs before cracking the shell, or wash their hands in between egg preparation and other ingredients?
The article was interesting but, urgh, the damned thing read like a high school essay. I don't normally get all huffy over shit like this but it is a high profile magazine and I expect better.
Do I contradict myself?
Very well, then, I contradict myself;
(I am large—I contain multitudes.)
British farmers have been vaccinating hens against salmonella following a crisis that sickened thousands of people who had consumed infected eggs. Amazingly, this measure has virtually wiped out the health threat in Britain.
In 1999, 11,888 (43%) of 27,741 patients of bacterial food poisoning were caused by Salmonella . While having decreased significantly since 2000, 2,053 (21%), 3,603 (28%) and 2,551 (25%) salmonellosis were reported among 9,666, 12,964 and 10,331 patients of bacterial food poisoning in 2006, 2007 and 2008, respectively
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