Food poisoning caused by Bacillus cereus can lead to diarrhea which is probably caused by a 3-component toxin which is produced by this bacteria strain and which perforates and kills cells.
The polysaccharide (sugar substance) chitosan has a documented antibacterial effect. Hilde Mellegard's doctoral research shows that this antibacterial activity varies according to the chemical composition of the chitosan.
Coriander oil has been shown to be toxic to a broad range of harmful bacteria. Its use in foods and in clinical agents could prevent food-borne illnesses and even treat antibiotic-resistant infections, according to the authors ...
Millions of cans of a popular ready-to-drink diet product are being recalled in the United States after tests showed the liquid meals could be tainted with bacteria, the manufacturer said Friday.