Home > Diet and nutrition > News 09 November 2011 E. coli found in cheese Almost 22 tons of imported Irish cheddar cheese was destroyed last week because it was contaminated with E. coli bacteria, the Milk Producers' Organisation (MPO) said. 0 Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting Almost 22 tons of imported Irish cheddar cheese was destroyed last week because it was contaminated with E. coli bacteria, the Milk Producers' Organisation (MPO) said. Low prices NEXT ON HEALTH24X OPINION | Mayday, Mayday! Your body needs your help! 2020-10-13 07:00 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News Mesoglow facial: your bespoke anti-ageing facial Mental health Some friends make you feel more supported than others, and researchers think they know why Medical Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy: Beliefs about origins of virus play a big role Medical Lockdown: Scientists looked at personality traits to understand why some defy the rules News SPONSORED: Dr Sindi van Zyl to answer burning women’s health questions as our guest expert 26 to 30 October 2020 Medical Swine coronavirus could jump to people, researchers warn Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.