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Supermarket Meat Tainted with Drug-Resistant Bacteria

by bill - 2011-04-24 ( education / health )

Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than "1 in 4." Maybe we should actually read the article? :)

Read the rest here 1 In 4 Supermarket Meat Samples Tainted With Drug-Resistant Bacteria.

"They took samples of meat and poultry around the country and found that 47 percent had evidence of Staphylococcus aureus contamination. More than half of the bacteria they found were resistant to at least three classes of antibiotics, according to the study, published online today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases."


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