When it comes to chicken and how to cook it properly, salmonella is a common concern. Even though chicken is usually associated with salmonella, the top causes of salmonella illnesses are actually fruit and vegetables. In addition, salmonella on whole chickens has decreased by 66 percent over the last 5 years. Learn key salmonella stats and simple tips to prevent illness in this infographic from the National Chicken Council.
Looking to learn for more information on salmonella? Visit our Salmonella FAQ to learn what causes salmonella, what chicken producers are doing to ensure your meat is safe, and what you can do at home to prevent the spread of bacteria.