FRONTLINE: The Trouble with Chicken

FRONTLINE: The Trouble with Chicken

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:00pm

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Examine the spread of pathogens in chicken and why the food-safety system isn’t stopping the threat.

FRONTLINE, airing Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10 p.m., investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in our meat — particularly poultry — and why the food-safety system isn’t stopping the threat. Focusing on an outbreak of salmonella Heidelberg at one of the nation’s largest poultry processors, the film shows how contaminants are evading regulators and causing more severe illnesses at a time when Americans are consuming more chicken than ever.



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