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Sweden has figured out how to keep food free of salmonella. Why can’t Canada?

'It's not a small, quick, overnight measure. It's a painful measure to industry'


April 5, 2019
By CBC News

When it comes to controlling salmonella outbreaks, Canada could learn a lot from Sweden.

The Nordic country is on a passionate mission to eliminate the harmful bacteria from its food. Thanks to strict regulations that apply to chickens and other animals, few Swedes get sick from salmonella.

Meanwhile, outbreaks caused by contaminated food, especially chicken, are frequent occurrences in Canada.

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