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Revealed: MRSA variant found in British pork at Asda and Sainsbury's

Tests find UK-produced pork products infected with the livestock strain of the superbug, with potentially serious implications for human health Meat produced from British pigs has been shown to be infected with a livestock strain of MRSA, the Guardian can reveal, raising concerns that the UK is on the brink of another food scandal. Tests on a sample of 97 UK-produced pork products from supermarkets show that three – sold at Asda and Sainsbury’s – were contaminated with the superbug strain which can cause serious health problems.
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