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Trouble With Chicken, The 1x54

“FRONTLINE’s The Trouble with Chicken examines a major salmonella outbreak and what it calls ‘a broken food safety system’ in the United States. It is terrifying stuff.”—The Globe and Mail

Every year, Salmonella causes more hospitalizations and deaths than any other foodborne illness, with about one in four pieces of raw chicken contaminated with Salmonella today. Why isn’t the U.S. food safety system stopping the threat? Correspondent David E. Hoffman investigates how and why the standards and laws around Salmonella have failed to keep up with the increasing danger posed by some strains of the bacteria.