Friday, April 15, 2011

Staph Seen in Nearly HALF of US Meat - Yummy, NOT

There is an article this morning on the CNN website, along with a poll looking for feedback. Please consider going over there and letting your thoughts be known. This stuff gets more disgusting all the time. If you have no interest in eating good healthy meat and buy your meat from the grocery store, just know this is the utter crap you are putting on your children's dinner plates.

Read the article, bop on over to CNN and please also leave us a comment with your thoughts. I simply cannot believe that big business gets away with this kind of thing. People NEED to start caring more about what kind of food they are putting in their mouths!


Almost half of the meat and poultry sold at U.S. supermarkets and grocery stores contains a type of bacteria that is potentially harmful to humans, a new study estimates.

Researchers tested 136 packages of chicken, turkey, pork, and ground beef purchased at 26 grocery stores in five cities around the country, and found that 47 percent contained Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), a common cause of infection in people.

What's more, roughly half of the contaminated samples contained strains of the bacteria that were resistant to at least three antibiotics, such as penicillin and tetracycline. Some strains were resistant to a half dozen or more Sphere: Related Content

1 comment:

Tim and Kari O'Brien said...

Oh my. Bleck!
Grow your own meat or buy from a local farmer!

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