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Clemson Students Find Bacteria Risk in Beer Pong

The most dangerous part of playing beer pong might not be drinking too much beer. A group of Clemson University students tested pingpong balls being used in beer pong games across campus one weekend last fall and discovered teeming bacteria. …

Oklahoma Baby is 3rd Sickened by Rare Bacteria

An Oklahoma baby is the third infant this month sickened by a rare type of bacteria sometimes associated with tainted powdered infant formula. The child, from Tulsa County, was infected with Cronobacter sakazakii but fully recovered, health officials said Wednesday. …

Kentucky Lake Closed to Swimming, Bacteria Cited

The beach at Lake Barkley State Resort Park has stayed closed for swimming, nearly a month after the traditional Memorial Day weekend opening because the waters have tested for high levels of E. coli bacteria. Park Manager John Jordan told …

New E.coli Outbreak in France Hits Children

Eight children have been admitted to hospital in northern France after eating beef burgers infected with a strain of E.coli bacteria, health officials said on Thursday, fanning fears of a wider outbreak. The officials said the bacteria was not related …