Help! Salmonella in sewage sludge

David Crohn David.Crohn at
Thu Aug 10 22:28:52 EST 1995

In article <408u11$lu9 at>, alleno1363 at (AllenO1363) says:
>Dear Patrick,
>I do not believe that in a well run treatment plant that salmonella would
>be threat.  First of all, all pathogens should have been destroyed in the
>digestion process.  

Digestion processes do not destroy "all" pathogens.  Biosolids will
support pathogens unless specifically treated - through heat,
composting, etc.  

Dave Crohn

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