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November 23, 2011
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.
November 22, 2011
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus "superbug" found not only contaminating the U.S. retail meat supply but isolated from air samples outside swine CAFOs.
November 21, 2011
U.S. Meat Supply Flying at Half Staph
An investigation finds 47% of U.S. retail meat tested is contaminated with staph (Staphylococcus) bacteria. Turkey appears most likely to harbor contagion.
September 8, 2011
Pregnant Vegans at Risk for Iodine Deficiency
Disinfectants used to sanitize cow udder may provide a source of iodine for dairy consumers but can also increase the concentration of pus in milk from cows with staph infection mastitis.
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