Mold behind 2013 yogurt recall may cause disease
By Science News Staff, 17:40 PM July 7, 2014
Guest post by Nsikan Akpan
“Chobani: Mold in yogurt does not carry disease” rang a USA Today headline last September, after the Greek-yogurt maker discovered a normally benign fungus in a batch of their signature product. The yogurt made more than 200 people sick and forced a nationwide recall.
The fungus — Mucor circinelloides — is common among food products and is typically innocuous unless a person has a compromised immune system. But the proclamation that the strain found in Chobani yogurt ...
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