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Got Pork?

Well, this is disturbing. A new investigation from Consumer Reports finds that all our pork is tainted. Or rather, 148 samples of pork chops and 50 samples of ground pork tested in 6 US cities is tainted with Yersinia enterocolitica. Yersinia what? Yersinia enterocolitica is a food contaminant that sickens about 100,000 Americans a year with symptoms including watery or bloody diarrhea and fever, liver abscesses, spleen abscesses, and other lovely things.
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