• Study pinpoints how Salmonella sneaks into plant roots

    7 days ago - By Phys.org

    In recent years, contamination of salad vegetables by E. coli and salmonella bacteria-the most common causes of food poisoning-have led to large-scale recalls. Although most salmonella outbreaks are linked to contamination from post-harvest handling and transportation, this infectious bacterium can also enter the plant earlier, from contaminated soil.
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