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  • Meat-Borne Infection Risk from Shopping Carts
    Meat-Borne Infection Risk from Shopping Carts
    Exposure to meat packaging in the supermarket may lead to food poisoning in children placed in shopping carts.
  • Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    The food-poisoning fecal bacteria found in 70% of U.S. retail poultry is destroyed by proper cooking, but contamination of the kitchen environment may place consumers at risk.
  • Poultry and Paralysis
    Poultry and Paralysis
    A neuropathic strain of the fecal bacteria Campylobacter found in poultry can trigger Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rapid and life-threatening paralysis.
  • Poultry Exposure and Neurological Disease
    Poultry Exposure and Neurological Disease
    Poultry workers exhibit an excess of a wide range of diseases, from thyroid conditions to schizophrenia and autoimmune neurological disorders such as myasthenia gravis. This may be due to exposure to...
  • Bacon and Botulism
    Bacon and Botulism
    The nitrite preservatives in processed meats such as bologna, bacon, ham, and hot dogs form carcinogenic nitrosamines but also reduce the growth of botulism bacteria, forcing regulators to strike a...
  • Is Bacon Good or Is Spinach Bad?
    Is Bacon Good or Is Spinach Bad?
    If the nitrates in vegetables such as greens are health-promoting because they can be turned into nitrites and then nitric oxide inside our bodies, what about the nitrites added to cured meats such...
  • MRSA in U.S. Retail Meat
    MRSA in U.S. Retail Meat
    More than a thousand retail meat samples have been tested for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) contamination in North America.
  • Airborne MRSA
    Airborne MRSA
    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus "superbug" found not only contaminating the U.S. retail meat supply but isolated from air samples outside swine CAFOs.
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