90% of Ground Turkey in the US found to be Contaminated

tainted-ground-turkey“Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been found in ground turkey on U.S. grocery shelves across a variety of brands and stores located in 21 states, according to a report by a consumer watchdog organization. Of the 257 samples of ground turkey tested, more than half were found to be positive for fecal bacteria and overall, 90 percent were contaminated with one or more types of disease-causing organisms, many of which proved resistant to one or more common antibiotics, Consumer Reports found.”

Read the full article here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/30/us-food-turkey-report-idUSBRE93T13720130430