Busuttil, Lucy
September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/19/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that the bacterium Escherichia Coli 0157 has contaminated an area of farm land in Northern Ireland following the recent floods. Richard Thompson of Ballymoney noticed that his grass was dying after the floods subsided. Laboratory tests on the grass found high levels of E. coli and Thompson cut the grass and isolated it in a pit. Thompson now faces the prospect of having to buy in extra feed for the winter.


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