Variant of MRSA superbug found in meat at Asda and Sainsbury's



The MRSA superbug has been found in British pork sold at Asda and Sainbury's, according to an investigation of dozens of supermarket products.
The tests, on a sample of 97 pork products made in the UK, revealed two samples of minced pork from Asda and one from Sainsbury's had the livestock strain of the staphylococcal bacteria, the Guardian reported.
The investigation by the newspaper and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism also found that a loophole in regulations means live pigs infected with MRSA CC398 can be imported from countries such as Denmark, where the superbug is widespread.... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 31
Source: The Sentinel
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