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The pork products you buy could be infected with a strain of harmful bacteria

British pork is infected with a drug-resistant strain of MRSA, The Guardian has reported. Three out of 97 pork products sampled from Asda and Sainsbury's were contaminated with the superbug, which can cause serious health problems in people. According to the Guardian and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, there is a loophole in import regulations where pigs infected with the strain — called MRSA CC398 — can enter the UK from countries such as Denmark, which have many cases of the bug.
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