Market pork, poultry test 100% positive for E.coli in Vietnam

E. coli is found in animals’ guts and lower intestines and can be the cause of serious food poisoning

By Tuoi Tre News

December 11, 2017, 12:14 GMT+7

Market pork, poultry test 100% positive for E.coli in Vietnam
Chickens are sold on the street in Vietnam. Photo: Tuoi Tre

A recent test by research institute the Pasteur Institute on poultry and pork samples taken from local markets revealed that 100 percent of the meat was contaminated with E. coli because of unhygienic conditions at marketplaces and slaughterhouses.

Sixty-four percent of seafood samples also tested positive for the bacteria.

E. coli, short for Escherichia coli, is a type of bacteria that normally lives in human intestines and is also found in the gut of some animals. Tiếp tục đọc “Market pork, poultry test 100% positive for E.coli in Vietnam”