30 Jul 2017

Why won't the chlorine-washed chicken cross the Atlantic?

From Sunday Morning, 7:47 am on 30 July 2017

NZ chickens are routinely washed in a chlorine solution during processing. It's a process that came close to scuttling a free trade deal between Britain and the US this week, and contributed to Europe's rejection of the TTIP. So what is chlorine washed chicken and why do New Zealand processors do it? Food safety consultant Roy Biggs is a former chair of the Association for Food Protection and was Tegal Food's regional technical manager for the Lower North Island.

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