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Campylobacter bacteria don’t disturb chickens, but do sicken people who eat the chickens.
  genus of bacteria that most commonly causes food poisoning
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  • Campylobacter bacteria don’t disturb chickens, but do sicken people who eat the chickens.
  • According to Dr. Neal D. Bernard, who heads the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, chicken manure may contain dangerous bacteria such as Salmonella and Campylobacter, parasites such as tapeworms and Giardia lamblia, antibiotic residues, arsenic, and heavy metals.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Although E. coli 0157:H7 has received a good deal of public attention, over the past two decades scientists have discovered more than a dozen other new foodborne pathogens, including Campylobacter jejuni, Cryptosporidium parvum, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Listeria monocytogenes, and Norwalk-like viruses.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
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Associated words [difficulty]:   campylobacter [9] , E. coli [6] , salmonella [6] , listeria [8] , E. coli [6] , salmonella [6] , listeria [8]
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