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Testing of imported seafood inadequate, study says

November 11th, 2011

A new study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future at the Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that testing of imported seafood by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is inadequate for confirming its safety or identifying risks.

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Transporting chickens could spread antibiotic-resistant organisms

January 13th, 2009

From Green Right Now reports

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say they have found evidence that people driving behind the trucks transporting broiler chickens may be exposured to antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

The study by the Hopkins researchers found increased levels of pathogenic bacteria, including drug-resistant, on surfaces and in the air inside cars traveling behind trucks that carry broiler chickens from farms to slaughterhouses. The findings were published in the first issue of the Journal of Infection and Public Health.

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