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Less manure could reduce foodborne illness


October 22, 2013
By Science 2.0

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October 22, 2013 – Researchers at Cornell University have identified some agricultural management practices in the field that can either boost or reduce the risk of contamination in produce.

Illnesses and deaths could be reduced without any costs to growers, according to the research, which studied two major foodborne pathogens: salmonella, the biggest single killer among the foodborne microbes, and Listeria monocytogenes. READ MORE

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