Ground beef tested for 'superbugs'

Ground beef tested for 'superbugs'

RESULTS of a newly released Consumer Reports study suggest that U.S. ground beef from conventionally raised animals is twice as likely to contain "superbugs" as grass-fed or organic beef.

Meat industry stakeholders, on the other hand, are touting the study's confirmation that pathogenic bacteria rarely are found in meat.

For the study, Consumer Reports tested 300 packages of ground beef — a total of 458 lb. — from 103 grocer

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