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Saturday, September 23, 2006
WorldChanging On E. coli Spinach
WorldChanging has a great piece called Spinach, Feedlots and Knowing the Backstory. Did you know that E. coli O157:H7, the dangerous strain that is now contaminating spinach, thrives primarily in the digestive tracts of grain-fed feedlot cows? Where does our food come from, anyway?