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Can cooking e coli contaminated food kill the bacteria?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, proper cooking

Thoroughly cooking foods, and proper food-safety habits, kills e.
Coli bacteria. The "bad" e. Coli in food poisoning at first causes intestinal symptoms such as diarrhea. If it goes on to damage the blood and the kidneys, more organs get affected, and skin rashes looking like tiny blood spots or like bruises can appear. This second, serious stage of the illness is called hemolytic uremic syndrome.

In brief: Yes, proper cooking

Thoroughly cooking foods, and proper food-safety habits, kills e.
Coli bacteria. The "bad" e. Coli in food poisoning at first causes intestinal symptoms such as diarrhea. If it goes on to damage the blood and the kidneys, more organs get affected, and skin rashes looking like tiny blood spots or like bruises can appear. This second, serious stage of the illness is called hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Cooking will kill E coli.

In brief: Yes

Cooking will kill E coli.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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