Why chunky chickens are better for your health

 作者:仓勐     |      日期:2019-03-07 07:18:19
By Nicola Jones A CHEMICAL that makes chickens grow bigger and faster also suppresses the bacteria that have become the leading cause of food poisoning, researchers in Britain have found. Fresie Fernandez, a microbiologist from the University of Bristol, found an enzyme called xylanase can dramatically limit numbers of the bacterium Campylobacter jejuni in chickens’ gut. Almost all chickens carry the bacteria without becoming ill. But if humans eat Campylobacter-infected poultry that hasn’t been cooked properly, the corkscrew-shaped bugs squirm into the slimy mucus that lines our intestines, causing cramps and diarrhoea. In Britain and the US,