2. Half of supermarket meat contains resistant bacteria -- but there's less in organic chicken

May 2011
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;May2011, p2
The article offers information on a study based on the presence of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria in the meat. According to the study it is very rare that the meat purchased from a supermarket have a multidrug-resistant strain of the bacteria. It is also stated that scientists observed that conventional chickens are more likely to be contaminated with the bacteria than organic chickens grown up without antibiotics


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