When you drink milk or fruit juice, you probably do not think too much about food safety. You assume that what comes out of the bottle is safe to drink, if the bottle has been properly stored and not past the expiration date. Your confidence is based upon years of trust in pasteurization. Pasteurization is a process developed by scientist Louis Pasteur that heats a liquid to kill the deadly bacteria that can be in the liquid. Using pasteurization protects people from an array of bacteria including Escherichia coli (E. coli). There are some drinks that are not pasteurized, such as some apple cider, but most are. In the 1980s and early 1990s, a few U.S. juice ...
Odwalla and E. Coli
Odwalla and e. coli