Saturday, April 30, 2011


Grist on arsenic, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and other contamination.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in almost half of US meat.

Also: Study ranks food pathogens by cost to society
Excerpt: "Of the food pathogens that cost society the most money — in terms of medical care, lost days of work, long-term chronic health problems or deaths — half are found in poultry, pork, beef and other meat products"