May 25, 2012

Tests find drug-resistant bacteria even in antibiotic-free meats

The many people around the Bay Area firing up the grill during the holiday weekend should be aware of the serious risks presented by drug-resistant bacteria found in meat. 16,000 Americans died last year from such bacteria, and doctors say most of that meat came from animals that had been treated with antibiotics.For some consumers, buying meat is not big deal. Read the full story here


Bill Mattos, President, California Poultry Federation is interviewed in the special video report which accompanies the story. HeChicken Package supports the California industry in an interview with the reporter from KTVU Channel 2 from the Bay Area. Watch the video here.  

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