09 Jun '11, 9pm

Thailand finds traces of E coli on avocados from Spain; Tests underway to see if they are similar to deadly strain

BANGKOK - Thailand has found traces of E coli bacteria on avocados imported from Spain and are examining further if they are similar to the strain that is causing the E coli outbreak in Germany. Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanavisit said final lab test results could be released between Sunday and Tuesday. But he said people should not worry as E coli contamination of fruit and vegetables is normal and most of the strains are harmless. In Singapore, only 0.01 per cent of imported avocados come from Europe. The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority, in an email reply to MediaCorp, said avocado imports here are mainly from Australia, Mexico and New Zealand. Thailand also imports only a small amount of fruit and vegetables from Europe. Its Food and Drug Administration began checking imported fruit and vegetables from the European Union on June 2. The agency is also testing im...

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channelnewsasia.com 09 Jun '11, 7pm

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