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Cute animals cause rare illnesses – cook them first!

Lambs are cute. Especially when covered in mint sauce. But they also harbour some pretty nasty germs. Studies in the USA have attributed 14% of some of the most serious infections to animal contact - including Campylobacter spp. (the most common foodborne bacterial infection in the UK) , Cryptosporidium spp., Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157, non-O157 [...]

April 4th, 2016|Health, Infection, News|Comments Off on Cute animals cause rare illnesses – cook them first!