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5 July 2008

Medical researchers at the University of Minnesota analyzed over a thousand food samples from multiple retail markets and found evidence of fecal contamination in 69% of the pork and beef and 92% of the poultry samples as evidenced by E. coli contamination.

* SOURCE:
   Foodborne Diseases. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. February 2005. http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/foodbornedis.htm 

   In the Lab
http://www.foodquality.com/mag/08092005/fq_08092005_IL2.html

* LEARN MORE:
  
Super-bugs - Article by Dr. Michael Greger, M.D.

   The Price of Cheap Chicken - Article

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