Contaminated ground turkey found in 21 states: report

By Carey Gillam

KANSAS CITY (Reuters) – Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been found in ground turkey on U.S. grocery shelves across a variety of brands and stores located in 21 states, according to a report by a consumer watchdog organization.

Of the 257 samples of ground turkey tested, more than half were found to be positive for fecal bacteria and overall, 90 percent were contaminated with one or more types of disease-causing organisms, many of which proved resistant to one or more common antibiotics, Consumer Reports found.

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/antibiotic-resistant-ground-turkey-found-21-states-report-202005158.html

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