Health & Nutrition - - READERS’ PULSE -

The Bri­hanMum­bai Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion (BMC) found the dreaded E. coli bac­te­ria in 92% of all ice sam­ples – from ho­tels, food stalls, dairies etc – tested prior to the mon­soon across the city. The pres­ence of the bac­te­ria can lead to se­vere gas­troen­teri­tis, di­ar­rhoea, vom­it­ing, food poi­son­ing and other ill­nesses. With mon­soon round the cor­ner, we ap­peal to all the food en­trepreneurs to ex­er­cise more cau­tion and use qual­ity wa­ter. Myra Khan, Kolkata

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