Of nearly 200 pork samples tested by
Consumer Reports, many tested positive
for salmonella, listeria, staph bacteria.
The magazine says a whopping 69 percent
contained yersinia, which infects nearly
100,000 Americans every year. Children
are especially vulnerable.
Stephen Morse, of the Columbia University
School of Public Health, said, „You always
expect to find some bacteria in any meat
product. But those are usually harmless.
I think the real surprise here was to find
so many potentially disease-causing