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E Coli And Beeg Recall
I've read about things such as bagged spinach being recalled due to e.Coli. How can we stay safe but still enjoy these things? Should we avoid them?
Escherichia coli is a type of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines of humans and animals. Most forms of the bacteria are harmless, but some strains may cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Most cases of infection are caused by contaminated raw vegetables ...Read more
ESBL stands for...: Extended spectrum beta-lactamase and organisms that produce it are more resistant to antimicrobials but do not necessarily produce more serious infections. However, since these bugs tend to be acquired in hospitals (but not always), the people who get them are likely more debilitated. We do have antimicrobials like the carbapenem class to treat them but there are bacteria that are resistant too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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