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60% of infected frozen shrimp

According to the results of random checks of frozen shrimp products throughout the United States of consumer advocacy groups, nonprofit past Consuner Reports said that 60% of the samples tested positive for some type of Salmonella, Vibrio, Listeria, E. coli; 2% were positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. MRSA is a bacteria withstand a certain number of antibiotics.

Consumer Reports said it had tested 342 samples of frozen shrimp, unprocessed 284 and 58 samples were cooked in 27 cities across America. Through the examination showed that 16% of processed shrimp contains many different types of bacteria, including 11 samples of fresh shrimp with antibiotic residues.

Approximately 94% of frozen shrimp, unprocessed in the US market is imported mostly from Asian countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, India, Indonesia ... Because reared in ponds, lakes insufficient culture conditions, can grow up contaminated water and infections often tetracycline antibiotics. The quality is not guaranteed shrimp imports in the US market.

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The products imported frozen shrimp on the US market was found to contain Salmonella and E.coli bacteria harmful to human health

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - a testing ground for imported shrimp sample said they do not approve the use of antibiotics in shrimp and to high concern about the health of users. "The use of antibiotics, particularly their abuse can lead to increased risk of bacteria resistant to antibiotics hazard is difficult to control," Urvashi Rangan, executive director of Consumer Reports and Center sustainable development and food safety said.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention USA, epidemics tend to growing more, especially about the delivery time as the current season. Source wild shrimp capable highest infections, because they can not ensure the safety parameters for water, food ... However, a spokeswoman Lauren Sucher of the FDA, said: "Most of the bacteria in frozen shrimp products will die in the process of cooking. So, shrimp can hardly cause disease outbreaks in the United States."

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