Re: [gardeners] Manure and food safety

margaret lauterbach (
Thu, 21 Jan 1999 07:42:01 -0700

At 08:30 AM 1/21/99 -0600, you wrote:
>Very good article Kay. One of the things we learned in the Middle East,
>where cholera is endemic, was to wash vegetables well and then soak in a
>1 part bleach to 100 parts water bath for 10 minutes, then allow to air
>dry. The company toxicologists recommended it. Since we use a lot of
>composted manure we still do it as an additional safety measure.
>Kay Lancaster wrote:
>> An interesting article at
George, what would be 1/100th of a gallon, for instance?  Margaret