A Superbug in the Food Supply?

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Here’s a stomach-turner: researchers have found a highly-antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a frozen squid imported from South Korea. The squid was for sale in a Canadian grocery store. This is the first time the microbe has shown up in food products, and scientists say it could be a game changer. What are the potential dangers? For answers, we turn to the researcher who made the discovery.

Credits

Guest:
Joe Rubin - University of Saskatchewan

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott