Food inspectors find hazardous strain of E. Coli bacteria in Biovela sausages

  • 2016-11-12
  • BNS/TBT Staff
RIGA - Inspectors of the Food and Veterinary Service (PVD) have discovered the highly dangerous verotoxigenic strain of E. Coli bacteria in sausages made by Lithuanian meatpacking company Biovela UAB Mesos Perdirbimo Pagalynos (Biovela). Ilze Meistere, a spokeswoman for the PVD, told BNS that the bacteria can cause severe diarrhea and hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). The PVD has issued a warning to consumers, cautioning them to avoid Majas Desa sausages made by Biovela. The expiry date of the product is Jan. 22, 2017 and the barcode is 4770118401377....
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