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December 7, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.The USDA has announced a recall for about 2 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken because it may be undercooked. Officials say bacterial pathogens may have survived in the recalled chicken products. Some five-pound bags of the recalled chicken were sold under the Hormel brand name. No illnesses have been reported thus far.Scientists have identified a troubling new type of antibiotic resistant superbug amongst U.S. farm animals. Experts think that this is a rare and unusual occurrence, but the risk to the public is that these food animals could someday enter the food supply as fresh pork products.And... the festive season is upon us, meaning many of us will be indulging in a drink or two at office parties or family gatherings. But a new study suggests it might be worth steering clear of white wine as it could raise the risk of skin cancer by some 13%. The good news? According to the scientists, beer, red wine, and liquor had no significant impact on melanoma risk. Fill 'er up! For

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