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Can the e coli breakout in lettuce have anything to do with pesticides?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: No

E coli are bacteria normally present in feces and fecal contamination of lettuce is the cause of this infection.
Pesticide ingestion is not good for you, but it does not cause e coli infection.

In brief: No

E coli are bacteria normally present in feces and fecal contamination of lettuce is the cause of this infection.
Pesticide ingestion is not good for you, but it does not cause e coli infection.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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