We are now on third-generation drugs that are not combating the bacteria they were designed to eradicate.
Resistant bacteria is even found in antibiotic-free meats. Now, multiple drug-resistant bacteria is contaminating organic chicken – but how? And how do we avoid exposure? Especially for those who cannot or choose not to eliminate meat from their diet.
Dr. Michael Greger describes above some reasons why organic chicken is now tainted with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. One reason is the sheer amount of waste run-off from farms. But the information somewhat ends there.
“Wait, you mean like veggie burgers?”
The punchline at the end of the video shows not only how far consumers and store employees have become removed from food sources, but also just how hard it is to avoid serious pathogens in store-bought meats.