E. Coli Path Shows Flaws in Beef Inspection
...“Ground beef is not a completely safe product,” said Dr. Jeffrey Bender, a food safety expert at the University of Minnesota who helped develop systems for tracing E. coli contamination. He said that while outbreaks had been on the decline, “unfortunately it looks like we are going a bit in the opposite direction.”
.."and treats the remaining product with ammonia to kill E. coli."
Treating the meat with ammonia? We then eat the ammonia? Woah.
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