Milk thieves caught spreading disease

May 1991
New Scientist;5/4/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1767, p16
Details research by microbiologists and ornithologists which has revealed that jackdaws and magpies peck milk from bottles and contaminate the milk in the process. Work of health officers in Gateshead, England; Campylobacter bacteria; Coordination of the research by Nigel Lightfoot of the Regional Health Laboratory in Newcastle upon Tyne; Plans of the Department of Health to Issue warnings and advice.


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