The ERS believes that the yearly economic cost of illness as a result of the E. coli bacteria is $478 million. That is an enormous expense, but still greater is the human cost of E. coli. E. Coli is a type of bacteria that is capable of producing a highly dangerous toxin. The symptoms of E. Coli include severe bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps. These symptoms typically appear two to three days after eating food that is contaminated with the bacteria. E. coli is believed to cause an estimated 73,000 cases of foodborne illness annually the United States. Sources of this deadly pathogen include beef, raw milk, and unpasteurized juices.
Meat that is not properly cooked at high enough temperatures is a notorious cause of foodborne illnesses like E. Coli. If you cook your own meat, you can make su