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A Serving of Bacteria With the Pork

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A Serving of Bacteria With the Pork

A Serving of Bacteria With the Pork?

By Elton Camp

It’s hard to believe that some say
Eating pork that’s pink is okay

Here’s how a supermarket survey went
Yersinia were found in nearly 70 percent

Salmonella, enterococcus and listeria too
Make undercooked pork a meal to rue

Since hogs to begin with aren’t very clean
Better hygiene in processing it does mean

In the meantime, what can pork eaters do
For reasonable safety, the options are two

Cross-contamination must not take place
And adequate cooking germs will efface

It makes some wonder if they might
Embrace a largely vegetarian diet

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