Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 18th, 1996
The researchers hope the procedure eventually becomes used by food inspectors and processors to prevent food poisoning caused by the bacteria. The results of the study are scheduled for publication in the January 1996 issue of the Journal of Dairy Research.
The test targets a bacterium known as Escherichia coli (E. coli) 0157:H7, which, in 1993, caused the deaths of four children who ate under-cooked hamburgers from a fast-food restaurant in the Pacific Northwest. In recent...
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