THE pathogen Escherichia coli O157:H7 can spread, likely airborne, more than one-tenth of a mile downwind from a cattle feedlot onto nearby produce, according to a paper published ahead of print in Applied & Environmental Microbiology.
"The high percentages of leafy greens contaminated with E. coli suggest great risk for planting fresh produce 180 m (590 ft.) or less from a feedlot," the inv
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