Half of all orange juice served in cafes may contain bacteria such as salmonella, scientists say
Packed with vitamin C, fresh orange juice is widely regarded as a healthy drink to enjoy at breakfast or on a summer's day.
But almost half the orange juice served in cafes and restaurants could be contaminated with dangerous bacteria such as salmonella, scientists say.
The problem is down to dirty juicers and serving jugs, said researchers from the University of Valencia, who analysed 190 batches of juice from various cafes, restaurants and bars in
They called for caterers to ensure machines are thoroughly cleaned and to serve the drink immediately after squeezing.
food regulations, 43 per cent contained ‘unacceptable’ levels of enterobacteriaceae, the bacteria family which includes Salmonella and E.coli. ...