Multidrug-resistant bacteria prevalent in supermarket meat, study finds

Researchers in Spain reported that that nearly half of supermarket meat samples tested in a study contained multidrug-resistant or potentially pathogenic Escherichia coli.The finding was presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases in Copenhagen, Denmark.According to the CDC, more than 2.8 million antimicrobial-resistant infections occur in the United States each year, with more than 35,000 dying as a result of the infections.Resistant bacteria have previously been found in produce, with researchers saying that fruits and vegetables are likelyRead More