In Africa, naturally fermented camel milk sold by farmers at local markets often contain disease-causing microorganisms. Now, researchers have isolated ‘new’ strains of lactic acid bacteria they say can make the milk safer.
Public Health England (PHE), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the European Commission are involved in attempting to identify the source of an E. coli O157 outbreak in the UK.
Consumer Reports has found bacteria on all raw ground beef samples tested adding grass-fed or organic meat is safer than conventional, while an industry group has said the findings show “ground beef is as safe as ever”.
Eight-year-old died from E. coli O157:H7 infection