Scientists from a university in Singapore have found strains of foodborne E. coli have different tolerances towards acidic conditions.

E. coli O157:H7 is widely recognized due to the severity of illnesses it causes. There are another six serogroups identified by the United States Food and Drug Administration as emerging pathogens
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Raw cow’s milk cheese distributed to at least five European countries has been recalled due to possible E. coli and Listeria contamination.

A warning was issued by German authorities about E. coli O26:H11 and Listeria monocytogenes in the raw cow’s milk Bethmale cheese from France. There have been no illnesses
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Ice cream production and contact with calves has been stopped while investigations continue into an E. coli outbreak in Iceland, according to one of the owners of the farm.

A cluster of Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) O26:H11 infections have been traced to the tourist attraction Efstidalur II farm
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At least three children have developed kidney failure after being diagnosed with E. coli infections that are linked to eating ice cream from a farm.

A cluster of infections due to Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) O26:H11 has been traced to the tourist attraction Efstidalur II farm in Blaskogabyggd
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Danish officials have ended an investigation into an outbreak of E. coli that affected almost 40 people, but they are continuing to look at a Salmonella monophasic Typhimurium outbreak that has sickened almost 50 people.

For the E. coli outbreak, it was not possible to find the source of infection,
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Danish officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has 26 cases with three out of four being children.

Statens Serum Institut (SSI), the agency responsible for the preparedness against infectious diseases in Denmark, said the source of infection is not yet known but an investigation is under way.

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