Urinary Tract Infections from Eating Chicken

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 (

But wait, who eats undercooked chicken? It’s typically a cross-contamination problem: 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 (

Would buying organic be better See: Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken (

What about treating UTIs? Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections? ( Check out the video!

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