Illegal Antibiotics: The U.K. Has A MRSA-in-Pork Problem

Jim Richardson/Corbis, via The Guardian

Jim Richardson/Corbis, via The Guardian

The Guardian’s investigation uncovered a strain of the MRSA superbug associated with pigs in nine out of 100 samples of pork purchased in several UK supermarkets. A separate investigation carried out by a Cambridge University scientist, commissioned by the campaigning group Save Our Antibiotics, found the bacteria in two out of 52 samples of UK-produced pork.

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