UK: Campylobacter present in 69% of fresh chickens on supermarket shelves
A disturbing 69% of fresh chickens on the supermarket shelves are infected with the campylobacter bacteria, according to the results of a survey conducted by the BBC's 4 x 4 television series. Furthermore, researchers for the programme discovered that organic and free-range chickens were no less likely to be infected with the bacteria and 91% of the infected meat carried the most harmful strain of the bacteria.
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