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Chopped chicken in a supermarket
Chopped chicken in a supermarket

If only consumers could determine “bird flu” strains without going through the microscope then that would be something. Chicken has always been a staple in our diet so, if there’s no flu threat or what, researchers should then take it upon themselves to experiment on possibilities instead of waiting for other strains to appear.

Shellfish and seaweeds in a wet market
Clams or “shellfish” and seaweeds in a wet market

As for seafood, there is also this risk of “red tide” contamination – and it does not have anything to do with whether you buy them from the supermarket or wet market. Thus, it always helps to listen to news specially in your area for any sort of food hazard.

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