23 Nov '11, 4pm

Don’t look now, but some turkey has antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Not to put a damper on your Thanksgiving or anything, but there are two new studies showing that drug-resistant bugs like MRSA are showing up in farmed meat, including turkey. Farm animals get fed a cocktail of antibiotics , which can create resistant strains of bacteria. It's been hard (though not impossible ) to determine whether that's happened in the U.S., but these studies are more evidence that it has. One study found 27 staph-tainted samples among 165 samples of beef, chicken, pork, and turkey. Only two cases, both pork, were MRSA, but the non-MRSA staph, which included seven tainted turkey samples, was resistant to the antibiotic tetracycline. A second study tested 694 stamples of ground beef, pork, and turkey. This one found MRSA on 17 percent of the pork and 17 percent of the turkey samples, and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria on even more. The government isn...

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