Transfer of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from retail pork products onto food contact surfaces and the potential for consumer exposure.

@article{Snyder2013TransferOM,
  title={Transfer of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from retail pork products onto food contact surfaces and the potential for consumer exposure.},
  author={Heather L. Snyder and Steven E Niebuhr and James S. Dickson},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2013},
  volume={76 12},
  pages={2087-92}
}
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a pathogen that has developed resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics and has been isolated at low population numbers in retail meat products. The objectives of this study were to estimate the potential transfer of MRSA from contaminated retail pork products to food contact surfaces and to estimate the… CONTINUE READING