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Preventing E. coli from Garden to Plate

by J.G. Davis, P. Kendall, and M. Bunning* (12/19) Quick Facts… Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, known as STEC, include E. coli O157:H7 and Non-O157 strains.  These pathogens can cause severe illness in humans and are of particular concern because of their hardiness in the environment. Gardens need to be irrigated with potable water. […]