BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 08: Ground, cubed and cut pork purchased at a local discount supermarket lie on a plate in this photo illustration on February 8, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The online ... more 
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 08: Ground, cubed and cut pork purchased at a local discount supermarket lie on a plate in this photo illustration on February 8, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The online edition of Stern magazine today announced that lab analyses of 20 different samples of pork purchased at different supermarkets nationwide showed mutated forms of the bacteria escherichia coli in five of the samples. The bacteria contains ESBL, an enzyme the magazine claims makes many antibiotics ineffective. Germany's Ministry of Agriculture and Consumer Protection recently announced its intent to force farmers to reduce the amount of antiobiotics given to livestock, a practice most scientists agree increases the likelihood of bacteria mutating into antibiotic-resistant forms. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) less 
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