Can UTI-causing ExPEC E. coli bacteria be transferred human-to-human from those who eat chicken?
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Here’s the video I referred to: How to Shop for, Handle, and Store Chicken (http://bit.ly/how-to-shop-for-handle-and-store-chicken).
But wait, who eats undercooked chicken? It’s typically a cross-contamination problem: Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination (http://bit.ly/food-poisoning-bacteria-cross-contamination).
There is particular concern these days about antibiotic resistant infections: Past the Age of Miracles: Facing a Post-Antibiotic Age (http://bit.ly/past-the-age-of-miracles-facing-a-post-antibiotic-age).
Would buying organic be better See: Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken (http://bit.ly/superbugs-in-conventional-vs-organic-chicken).
What about treating UTIs? Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections? (http://bit.ly/can-cranberry-juice-treat-bladder-infections) Check out the video!
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