Bacteriophages – called phages for short – are involved in the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria from factory farming. But now some phages are being sprayed onto foods by large food manufacturers. What are bacteriophages and are they safe to spray onto our foods?
Tagged: ESBL-producing E. coli
International doctors and hospitals face a growing epidemic of multidrug resistant spectrum beta-lactamase positive (ESBL+) Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae, causing intestinal, urinary and lung infections.