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« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2011, 14:14:19 PM »

So, they've decided its the sprouts...

Authorities have identified the source of the weeks-long outbreak as being vegetable sprouts from an organic farm in Lower Saxony, northern Germany.

The farm has been closed and all its products recalled. The farm cultivated sprouts from a variety of products including lettuce, azuki beans, mung beans, fenugreek, alfalfa and lentils.

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« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2011, 15:31:46 PM »

These "organic" farms rely more on manure than on synthesized fertilizers and this is of course how the e-coli is spread.  If this leads to the "organic" cultivation of crops falling into disfavour, I would not shed a single tear.
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