Indeed, every single sample that was tested, from the grodiest of cut-rate bodega meat to the smuggest of natural food store offerings, contained evidence of cow-pie-related bacteria. But if you'd like to minimize your intake of the southbound emergences of northbound cows, then yes, you're better off shopping in places where there's also an abundance of kale and artisan cheeses. The choice is yours: Would you rather be full of s**t literally or figuratively?
The enterococcus portion of the graph can also double for the level of self-satisfaction.
Still, everyone can surely agree that the ideal situation would be if there was no poop in the equation. It's not just the fact that it's extraordinarily gross, but also that these (often antibiotic-resistant) colonic cow-borne bacteria can seriously f**k you up. While you'd think you might be able to flame-broil the grossness right out with enough heat, the nature of ground beef means the filth is dispersed throughout the length and breadth of your burger -- but go ahead and keep ordering stuff rare, cowboy.