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Canadian outbreak of O157:H7 due to contaminated leafy greens

A new outbreak of the strain of E. coli O157:H7 has just occurred in Canada. There have been just 12 cases, but all of the bacteria in those cases have exhibited the same genetic fingerprint, indicating an a common source … Continue reading

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Ground beef and O157:H7

One million pounds of ground beef are being recalled due potential contamination with  E. coli O157:H7. Approximately, 7 people have fallen ill so far. The reason why ground beef is so problematic is that people do not fully cook their ground … Continue reading

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