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Potentially Harmful Bacteria found in Consumer Reports Investigation of Pork Products

 

Most of the Bacteria Showed Resistance to Important Antibiotics

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – In testing and analysis of pork-chop and ground-pork samples from six U.S. cities, Consumer Reports found high rates of yersinia enterocolitica, a bacterium that can cause food poisoning, especially in children.

The majority of the yersinia and as well as a substantial portion of several other bacteria detected were resistant to medically important antibiotics Consumer Reports tested.

Yersinia enterocolitica found in 69 percent of 198 pork samples tested by Consumer Reports.

Yersinia enterocolitica found in 69 percent of 198 pork samples tested by Consumer Reports.

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Tennessee Department of Health says Summer Seven can Destroy Good Health

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – While there are health challenges in every season, the summer months are loaded with potential risks and hazards that help fill up emergency rooms and generate unnecessary misery.

Most injuries and illnesses occurring from July through September can be avoided with a liberal application of prevention. «Read the rest of this article»

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