Thursday, November 27, 2008

Poultry Trucks and Harmful Bacteria

Poultry trucks apparently trail an airborne plume of potentially harmful bacteria, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers.

The results suggest that motorists and those who live along roads traveled by chicken trucks may be exposed to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The study urged further investigation and possibly the changing of transport methods in areas of intense poultry production.

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