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List of Drinking Water Contaminants & Their Maximum Contaminant Level: Micro-Organisms

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Below is a chart for the List of Drinking Water Contaminants & Their Maximum Contaminant Level for Micro-Organisms Notes: 1 Contaminant Level Goal (MCLG) – The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety and are non-enforceable public …

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Bagged Salad Is it Clean

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Bagged salad is it clean, and remember back in 2006, there was an outbreak of E.coli in the United States. There were 5 deaths and more than 200 cases of illness. The cause was contaminated, bagged spinach which the victims had been eaten raw. Also in 2006, pre-packaged iceberg lettuce served in restaurants resulted in …

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Cheese Recall Sally Jackson Recalls Cheese Due To Potential EColi Contamination

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The Sally Jackson Cheese Company located in Oroville, WA issues a cheese recall, recalling all of it’s cheese products, including cow, goat, and sheep cheese because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness, often with bloody stools. The companies brand cheeses made from …

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Salad Bars Unhealthy

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Salad bars unhealthy, and while undercooked meat and eggs tend to raise red flags among restaurant-goers, these bars may actually pose just as much if not more risk of food-borne illness. This is not necessarily the result of the owners and employees of the salad bar (although sometimes it is); often, lettuce becomes contaminated during …

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