Six Cases of Campylobacteriosis Linked to Chicken Liver
This Food Safety Infosheet describes an outbreak of campylobacteriosis, the most common bacterial foodborne illness, in chicken livers in 2014.
- At least 6 people who consumed raw or undercooked chicken livers, mostly chicken liver pâté have been infected with Campylobacter in Washington and Oregon.
- A recent study found that about 77% of raw chicken livers are contaminated with Campylobacter.
- Multiple outbreaks of Campylobacter infections linked to chicken livers have been reported in the United Kingdom and Australia.
Article first appeared on foodsafetyinfosheets.org.