Download Microbiological and heavy metal contamination of watercress in the Wellington region - Research essay 2001
The consumption of watercress infected with enteric pathogens could potentially cause
serious gastrointestinal illness (e.g. Campylobacteriosis) and people gathering watercress
could also be at risk of infection from contact with contaminated surface waters. Excessive
heavy metal contamination of watercress may also cause adverse health effects.
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