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Faecal bacteria found in ice drinks in Costa, Caffè Nero, and Starbucks

An investigation launched by the BBC programme Watchdog found high levels of faecal bacteria in the ice drinks of three of the UK’s biggest coffee shop chains. Faecal coliforms, which contain disease-causing pathogens, were present in 7/10 ice samples in Costa, 3/10 in Caffè Nero, and 3/10 in Starbucks. Margarita Gomez Escalada, a microbiologist and […]

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