KATHMANDU, May 9: Coliform present in water is the main cause of the cholera case in the capital, according to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD).

MAHOTTARI, Sept 30: The reason behind the epidemic of diarrhea that spread in Nainhi village of ward no. 12 of Jaleswar municipality has been found to be coliform present in drinking water.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Milk consumption has come down by around 30 percent after the government's inspection found presence of coliform bacteria and soda in milk processed by dairy plants, according to food technicians.

KATHMANDU, June 26: A microbiological test of samples conducted by Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DoFTQC) showed that 33 of the tested 36 packaged milk brands had coliform bacteria. This shows that only three milk brands are safe to consume.