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Bugs & Drugs in Pork: Yersinia and Ractopamine

Michael Greger MD | April 25, 2013 | Health

Read More: adrenaline, Consumer Reports, foodborne bacteria, gestation crates, National Pork Producers Council, pork, ractopamine, yersinia

Consumer Reports recently released a study in which they analyzed U.S. retail pork and found trace levels of an adrenaline-like drug called ractopamine in about 20 percent of the samples and a foodborne bacteria that sickens nearly 100,000 Americans every year called Yersina in......

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Pork tales continue; when does the madness end?

J Morris Hicks | February 15, 2012 | Animals

Read More: animal suffering, factory farms, gestation crates

Apparently not anytime soon I don't know which is worse---the horrors inflicted on our environment, our health or the poor animals that suffer their entire lives so we can enjoy our Egg McMuffin. But today, I want to talk......