23 Mar '12, 9pm

90% of Meat Samples Contained Fecal Bacteria | Care2 Healthy Living

90% of Meat Samples Contained Fecal Bacteria | Care2 Healthy Living

The most recent NARMS retail meat report stated 90 percent of pork chops, ground beef and ground turkey, and 95 percent of chicken breasts, were contaminated with fecal bacteria. Their results are based on tests of 5,280 samples. Eleven states bought about 40 samples each month, with 10 each of chicken breasts, ground turkey, ground beef, and pork chops. Each of the state labs ran tests for various bacteria in the meat samples. Enterococcus isolates (both susceptible and resistant) were found on 95.4 percent of chicken breasts, 90.7 percent of ground turkey, 90.2 percent of ground beef, and 88.3 percent of pork chops. Nearly 78 percent of chicken breasts had E. coli, as did 80 percent of ground turkey, 58 percent of ground beef and 39 percent of pork chops. There are 17 Enterococcus species but only a few cause clinical infections in humans. One of the peculiar assumptions...

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90% of Meat Samples Contained Fecal Bacteria

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