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Fonterra’s false alarm – what are Clostridium sporogenes?

Peter Griffin posted in on August 28th, 2013.

The Ministry for Primary Industries has completed testing on Fonterra’s whey protein concentrate and found no trace of the potentially deadly Clostridium botulinum, but Clostridium sporogenes which at worst could be responsible for food spoilage, but pose no risk to human health. MPI will soon release a full diagnostics report. MPI’s acting director-general Scott Gallacher […]

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