Report Finds Shocking 97% of Supermarket Chicken Contaminated with Bacteria

December 20, 2013 by  
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  Photo © Shutterstock If you thought you were avoiding potential superbugs by buying organic chicken, you might want to reconsider your shopping list — researchers at Consumer Reports have announced that a mind-boggling 97% of grocery store chicken in the US is contaminated with bacteria that can cause food-borne illness. Not only that, but nearly half the samples tested positive for antibiotic-resistant bacteria . The worst part? Organic and antibiotic-free chicken weren’t significantly safer than factory-farmed chicken. Read the rest of Report Finds Shocking 97% of Supermarket Chicken Contaminated with Bacteria Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antibiotic resistance , antibiotic-free meat , Consumer Reports , e.coli , factory farming , food poisoning , food safety , food-borne illness , organic chicken , organic meat , raw chicken , salmonella        

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Report Finds Shocking 97% of Supermarket Chicken Contaminated with Bacteria

Report Finds Shocking 97% of Supermarket Chicken Contaminated with Bacteria

December 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

  Photo © Shutterstock If you thought you were avoiding potential superbugs by buying organic chicken, you might want to reconsider your shopping list — researchers at Consumer Reports have announced that a mind-boggling 97% of grocery store chicken in the US is contaminated with bacteria that can cause food-borne illness. Not only that, but nearly half the samples tested positive for antibiotic-resistant bacteria . The worst part? Organic and antibiotic-free chicken weren’t significantly safer than factory-farmed chicken. Read the rest of Report Finds Shocking 97% of Supermarket Chicken Contaminated with Bacteria Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antibiotic resistance , antibiotic-free meat , Consumer Reports , e.coli , factory farming , food poisoning , food safety , food-borne illness , organic chicken , organic meat , raw chicken , salmonella        

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Report Finds Shocking 97% of Supermarket Chicken Contaminated with Bacteria

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