We also follow Listeria and toxin-producing bugs like E. coli O157:H7—the “raw hamburger” bug.
So now we can go back to worrying about salmonella and E. coli.
Salmonella, E. coli, Mad Cow Hardly a month goes by without news of a meat recall due to bacteria.
But E. coli O157, which is found in the intestines of cattle, is still the most common.
Just yesterday, our food safety plan took effect, using new science to protect consumers from dangers like E. coli and salmonella.
E. coli (ē kō'lī)
A bacillus Escherichia coli; a bacillus normally found in the human gastrointestinal tract and existing as numerous strains, some of which are responsible for diarrheal diseases. Other strains have been used experimentally in molecular biology.