[permaculture] spinach fecoterrorism?

Marimike6 at cs.com Marimike6 at cs.com
Thu Sep 21 17:38:29 EDT 2006

Keith-- It might not be fecal terrorists spreading the poo on our spinach-- 
unless they are bovine-o-fascists. Here's one person's view that the culprit-- 
E. coli O157:H7-- is only found in the overly acidic gut of cattle that are 
fed grains instead of grass.


(This article is well worth reading, so I would advise anyone not having 
access to NYT articles to sign up. It costs nothing, although you do get a cookie 
to identify you to the web site.)

Yet another good argument in favor of free range, grass-fed beef. And 
chickens. And anything else that requires massive amounts of antibiotics to survive 
the beastly conditions they live their lives out in, in confined animal feedlot 
operations (CAFOs).

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