E. coli bacteria are the frequent culprits behind outbreaks of food-borne illnesses. But not all strains are harmful; some are even helpful.
The recent E. coli outbreak in North America was linked to romaine lettuce. Many such outbreaks are often linked to fresh produce. Here's what you need to know to keep your family safe.
A global trend to regulate frequent antibiotic use in livestock and poultry production is emerging but Africa is still lagging behind.
Food-borne diseases will continue to thrive unless Africa's meat inspection programmes are upgraded.