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Ioanna Mattke holds Raven, one of six hens that her family owns. The Mattkes have raised Raven since she was a day old. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Chicken Owners Brood Over CDC Advice Not To Kiss, Cuddle Birds

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About a quarter of the chicken parts we buy are tainted with salmonella, according to USDA tests. snowpea&bokchoi/Flickr hide caption

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Clean Up Those Contaminated Chicken Parts, USDA Tells Industry

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Bob O'Connor, a Foster Farms veterinarian, holds an 11-day-old chick at a ranch near the town of Merced, in California's Central Valley. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

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Foster Farms set up new procedures to deal with salmonella contamination after the USDA threatened to shut down its plants last fall. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Pepper is the spice most commonly contaminated with salmonella and other pathogens. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Foster Farms, the chicken processor at the center of a major salmonella outbreak, now faces the threat of a shutdown at its facilities. /PR Newswire hide caption

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A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 270 people has been linked to raw chicken produced at three Foster Farms facilities in California. /PR Newswire hide caption

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Amid Big Salmonella Outbreak, USDA Says It's On The Job

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Stewart Parnell (center), former president of the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America, is one of four executives indicted over a 2009 outbreak of salmonella. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Peanut Firm Executives Indicted Over 2009 Salmonella Outbreak

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Farmworkers like these in California picking produce may soon be required by the FDA to take more precautions against spreading foodborne illness. Heather Craig/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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FDA Releases Rules To Strengthen Safety Of Food Supply

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Your Salad: A Search For Where The Wild Things Were

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