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#E.coli

From TheJournal.ie E coli found in 51 private water supplies that serve schools, hotels and pubs Water Supply

E coli found in 51 private water supplies that serve schools, hotels and pubs

Almost 20% of Ireland’s population is supplied by private water supplies, including household wells.

From TheJournal.ie FSAI recalls batch of raw goats milk over E Coli contamination concerns Recall

FSAI recalls batch of raw goats milk over E Coli contamination concerns

Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in locations where the implicated milk has been sold.

From TheJournal.ie Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days Careful Now

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days

The number of cases is over three times as high as this time last year.

From TheJournal.ie Swimming stopped at Clare beach due to high levels of E coli in the water Don't Go Into The Water

Swimming stopped at Clare beach due to high levels of E coli in the water

The high levels are linked to runoffs from recent rainfall.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection Offaly

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection

A full investigation is being carried out into the cause of the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Swimming ban enforced on Dublin beaches as high levels of E Coli found Something In The Water

Swimming ban enforced on Dublin beaches as high levels of E Coli found

The council has urged the public not to swim in the water until Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Community thanked for patience as 'temporary' boil water notice is lifted after seven years Tipperary

Community thanked for patience as 'temporary' boil water notice is lifted after seven years

Over 50 premises were affected in Burncourt, including a national school.

From TheJournal.ie Child dies in Scotland after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese Outbreak

Child dies in Scotland after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese

The strain also made 20 people ill.

From TheJournal.ie Irish discovery could help stop superbugs like MRSA IT Sligo

Irish discovery could help stop superbugs like MRSA

The nanotechnology has a 99.9% kill rate.

From TheJournal.ie Some Irish areas have been on boiled water notice for over six years Kettles To Boyle

Some Irish areas have been on boiled water notice for over six years

The EPA thinks Irish Water should act more quickly.

From TheJournal.ie Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you... Water Supply

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...

The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly bacteria normally found in toilets was discovered in the microwave of these students Grim
From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces test water supply amid claims Irish troops are at risk of E Coli Golan Heights

Defence Forces test water supply amid claims Irish troops are at risk of E Coli

The troops are part of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights.

From TheJournal.ie Beach-goers warned about getting in the water at four Cork beaches Don't Get In The Water
From TheJournal.ie Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared Flying
From TheJournal.ie Swim ban at Cork beach due to high levels of E. Coli No Bathing

Swim ban at Cork beach due to high levels of E. Coli

There’s a ‘no bathing’ order at Fountainstown, while precautionary warnings have been issued for three other beaches.

From TheJournal.ie Cork crèche closes after toddler found with a ‘probable’ case of E. coli Cork

Cork crèche closes after toddler found with a ‘probable’ case of E. coli

The crèche is closed as a precaution to prevent the spread of the infection.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added 90s TV stars Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added 90s TV stars

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie At least 49 cases of E.coli after outbreak at Belfast restaurant Food Safety

At least 49 cases of E.coli after outbreak at Belfast restaurant

Northern Ireland’s Public Health Agency says over 200 people may have contracted the bug from Flicks restaurant.

From TheJournal.ie Balbriggan beach reopens and is deemed safe for swimming Balbriggan

Balbriggan beach reopens and is deemed safe for swimming

The beach was closed earlier this week after raw sewage was discharged into the sea.

From TheJournal.ie Swimming ban at Cork beaches to remain in place until Thursday E.coli

Swimming ban at Cork beaches to remain in place until Thursday

Seven Cork beaches, including three in Youghal, have been affected by the high levels of E.coli found in the water last week.

From TheJournal.ie Further tests due on waters from Cork E.coli beaches E.coli

Further tests due on waters from Cork E.coli beaches

Seven beaches were declared unsafe for swimming over the weekend over concerns about E.coli levels.

From TheJournal.ie Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary Contaminated

Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary

Residents of Clonmel have been issued with a boil notice, while certain restrictions are still in place across Dublin as well.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin water restrictions still in place to 'protect public health' Dublin Water

Dublin water restrictions still in place to 'protect public health'

And read why one local resident in the Clontarf area is hoping for a particularly speedy resolution…

From TheJournal.ie Dublin water disruption: Tests show 'improvement' in supply Water

Dublin water disruption: Tests show 'improvement' in supply

Authorities have released further information on the contamination of water in Clontarf.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Clare beaches re-opened after e-coli scare Open For Business

Clare beaches re-opened after e-coli scare

The Blue Flags have been restored at Lahinch and Kilkee.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Friday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie E-coli traces found in bathing water at three Clare holiday resorts Public Safety

E-coli traces found in bathing water at three Clare holiday resorts

The beaches at Lahinch, Kilkee and Spanish Point have all been closed after traces of the bacteria were found.

From TheJournal.ie Dirty dishcloths: E.coli found on more than a quarter of household cloths Dish The Dirt
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you buy bottled water? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you buy bottled water?

In light of a new survey on the safety of bottled water, we ask: Do you buy bottled water? Do you think it is convenient… or a waste of money?

From TheJournal.ie Bottled water 'safer' - but industry still needs improvement Bottled Water

Bottled water 'safer' - but industry still needs improvement

Microbiological tests of bottled water shows that standards have improved in the past number of years – however, two per cent of samples are still classed as “unsafe”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cheese tests positive for E.coli in South Africa E-coli

Irish cheese tests positive for E.coli in South Africa

A sample of Irish cheese tested positive for the bug in South Africa – prompting calls for an embargo on Irish dairy imports.

From TheJournal.ie E-coli outbreak forces closure of Limerick creche E-coli

E-coli outbreak forces closure of Limerick creche

The HSE said it hoped the childminding facility could reopen soon.

From TheJournal.ie In focus: War of words over plan to ban ‘raw milk’ Raw Milk

In focus: War of words over plan to ban ‘raw milk’

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland believes banning the sale of unpasteurised milk makes sense – but not everyone agrees.

From TheJournal.ie Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale

Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale

Officials are warning people not to grow or eat their own sprouts as infected seeds are thought to still be in circulation.

From TheJournal.ie France records first E.coli death since recent outbreak

France records first E.coli death since recent outbreak

Latest E.coli outbreak blamed for death of a 78-year-old woman earlier this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt now suspected source of European E.coli outbreak E-coli

Egypt now suspected source of European E.coli outbreak

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control says that seeds imported a year or two ago from Egypt could have caused the recent fatal outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie You can still eat bean sprouts says the Food Safety Authority Safe Sprouts

You can still eat bean sprouts says the Food Safety Authority

Just make sure they’re cooked.

From TheJournal.ie Don't eat raw bean sprouts: a warning from the Food Safety Authority Ecoli

Don't eat raw bean sprouts: a warning from the Food Safety Authority

Irish authorities say there is a concern that contaminated seeds are on the market, and have issued a warning against eating sprouted seeds.

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