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Sprout Alert!

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English: These are e Coli.

English: These are e Coli. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For years when I taught microbiology, we tested alfalfa sprouts purchased at our local supermarkets for bacterial contamination – we found E. coli repeatedly year after year.  The problem continues to this day and sprouts, in my opinion, should carry a clear warning label.  Please be aware of this persistent finding of not only E.coli but also Salmonella.  Check out what you need to know HERE.

 

 

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