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If you're purchasing grassfed meat in quantity, consider making your own jerky. Be aware, however, that most traditional recipes do not specify the high temperatures necessary to eliminate the risk of E. and other pathogenic organisms. To solve the problem, food scientists from Colorado State University Cooperative Extension developed three different recipes for making safe jerky at home. You'll find the recipes on line at .

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The European Union banned the use of arsenic in poultry production in 1999. Several large U.S. producers have stopped the practice on their own, including Tyson Foods and Perdue Farms. Arsenic should be banned in all animal feed. Organic poultry and the poultry raised by are free of arsenic and other potentially harmful chemicals.

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