Salmonella threat to Vegans?

Rod Sobieski sobieski at ESUMAIL.EMPORIA.EDU
Wed Nov 20 11:40:55 EST 1996


In article <56qr8v$g46 at freenet-news.carleton.ca>,
ba600 at FreeNet.Carleton.CA (Mike Kenzie) writes:

>In another Newsgroup it has been claimed that Salmonella does not
occur
>naturally in vegetarian foods, that reported cases have been the
result
of
>contamination by meat products.

There are papers in the literature which speak to finding enteric
microbes in salads. These are 20-25 years old, but did mention that a
variety of these types of microbes were found even in fresh salads
from hospital food lines!  Since salmonella are enterics you should
consider a vegan lifestyle the same threat as non-vegan diets..



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