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Eco-friendly shopping bags 'harbour potentially deadly bugs'

Posted on Jul 5, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 4:46 PM on 1st July 2010 Health risk: Eco-friendly bags contain traces of lethal toxins, according to a study Health risk: Eco-friendly bags contain traces of lethal toxins, claim a team of researchers Reusable shopping bags harbour potentially deadly bugs and could threaten public health, claim scientists. Tests on shoppers’ bags revealed that half contained traces of the lethal toxin E.coli, which killed 26 people in Scotland in 1996 in one of the world’s worst food-poisoning outbreaks. The scientists also found many bags were contaminated...

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