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Flies May Spread Drug-Resistant Bacteria from Poultry Operations


March 18, 2009
By Kristy Nudds


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March 18, 2009 – Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found evidence that houseflies collected near broiler poultry
operations may contribute to the dispersion of drug-resistant bacteria.

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
found evidence that houseflies collected near broiler poultry
operations may contribute to the dispersion of drug-resistant bacteria
and thus increase the potential for human exposure to drug-resistant
bacteria.  To read the news release, click here .

To read the response from the National Chicken Council (U.S.), click here .