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‘Unlimited’ sushi is full of bacteria

‘Unlimited’ sushi is full of bacteria

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Sushi is all-you-can-eatrestaurants is often not fresh and is full of bacteria.

That appears from examination of the Consumers ‘ association.

Two-thirds (64 percent) of the surveyed sushi is below par. The freshness and hygiene vary per restaurant, but none of the restaurants from the investigation, the both completely in order. The suspended in the twenty restaurants in the test, especially on the hygiene. The E. coli bacterium, also known as the poepbacterie, was frequently found.

Some of the detected bacteria indicate it is too long or too warm to keep the sushi, other indicate poor hygiene in the preparation, for example, by dirty cutting boards or not often enough wash of the hands. How less fresh and hygienic food, the sushi, the greater is the chance of pathogens.

In total took just two of the restaurants are sufficient, a tight 5,9.

“Especially with sushi with raw fish, it is very important that the quantity of fresh and clean,” says Bart Combée, director of the Consumers ‘ association.

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