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"Somehow, poop got on your food": explaining the beef recall

E. coli O157:H7 can contaminate ground beef during the butchering process. (iStock)
As meat products are recalled across Canada, people might be wondering if they are at risk for E. coli contamination. Greg Thibault is the manager of Public Health Protection for Northern Health. He joined us in studio to explain how E. coli and other food-borne threats work, and what you can do to avoid them.

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