Saturday, July 19, 2008

Improving Food Safety: Insights from Intensive Care

Paraphrasing Tom Sawyer, a person who takes a bull by the tail once, learns sixty or seventy times more than a person who hasn’t. Perhaps no one has seen the inside of as many intensive care units for foodborne illness as Bill Marler.

Gain some of Marler’s insight on improving food safety by reading his latest commentary, E. coli O157:H7 is a powerful and deadly bacterium. “You cannot see it, taste it, or smell it. 250,000 E. coli O157:H7 (E. coli) bacteria will fit on the head of a pin. Ten to 50 will kill your child or your grandmother.”

Make sure you read to through to the end of the “Might I suggest” section.

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