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Chicken Trucks Spread Bacteria!

A new study in the Journal of Infection and Public Health reveals poultry carriers leave behind a trail of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, putting motorists and individuals living along roads where chicken is transported at risk. Strains of the Enterococcus bacteria, which is harmful to human health, were collected off of test cars after driving behind poultry trucks; The Baltimore Sun reports.

Via TreeHugger.

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Monty - December 10, 2008 2:40 PM

Don't garbage trucks also spread bacteria?

Michael - December 10, 2008 5:48 PM

The line in the article that grabbed my attention was:

"Cancer rates are growing in developing countries as people adopt western lifestyles, including smoking, high-fat diets, fast food and less physical activity."

Hello.....what does that say about America's lifestyle???? Don't WE need to cut out these negative influences? Of course we do.

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