Commercially available parsley is a heavily contaminated product. The possible public health significance of this observation is discussed. Parsley with the roots intact is also heavily contaminated. However, microorganisms indicative of fecal contamination could be found much less frequently and less numerously. For this reason it is concluded that standards for Escherichia coli and/or D-streptococci might serve as a useful public health precaution.

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