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Tainted Meat

Study: Half Of Supermarket Meat May Have Staph Bug

A new study estimates nearly half of the meat and poultry sold at U.S. supermarkets and grocery stores is contaminated with a bacteria that can make you very sick. The bacteria is Staphylococcus aureus, also known as staph, which is a common cause of infection in people.

CBS4–04/15/2011