reports another development in the food industry’s fight against E. coli contamination:

Strategic Diagnostics Inc., a leading provider of biotechnology-based detection solutions for food safety and life science applications, today announced that its recently improved RapidChek(R) E. coli O157 (including H7) System has earned Performance-Tested Methods(SM) certification from the AOAC Research Institute (License Number

This is the truth.  The lunch special from the cafeteria downstairs today included a drink, so I had just finished a fountain soda when I was forwarded a link to this study.  Yikes.  A study published this month in the International Journal of Food Microbiology reported on the presence of coliform bacteria in nearly 50%