Today marks the close of National Food Safety Education Month. For those of us in the chicken industry, the best way to observe this important time of year, and all year, is by raising awareness—around what we do to keep chicken safe, and what consumers can do to ensure safety for themselves.

Chicken producers are heavily invested in making sure their products are as safe as possible and meet strict U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards. And thanks to decades of research, innovation and fine-tuning of production protocols, a serving of delicious, nutritious chicken is safer today than ever before. 

As part of Food Safety Education Month, we’re proud to share several new FAQs on a topic that matters to millions of Americans every day. In the coming weeks we’ll have even more food safety resources to share.

Food Safety FAQs

Have a specific question about chicken food safety? Want to dive deep into the protocols chicken producers use to protect consumers from bacteria? Check out our FAQs page to get the scoop on health and safety measures while learning the latest on the fight to keep foodborne pathogens out of our favorite meals.

Our newest FAQs cover the following topics:

  • Food Safety: What is the U.S. chicken industry doing to ensure products are safe to eat? 
  • Salmonella: What is the industry doing to reduce Salmonella
  • Campylobacter: What causes Campylobacter in chicken? How is the chicken industry and public health agencies trying to prevent and control Campylobacter?  

All of these resources and more are available on NCC’s Chicken Check In site.