|MadSci Network: General Biology|
I didn't find what antimicrobial agent in garlic was responsible for
destroying E. coli. Plants contain a lot of different constituants whose
properties are still poorly known. But as a complement to your research, I
found a study done at Kansas State University that concluded that garlic
powder added to ground meat can provide protection against E. coli. That
study was reported in many newspapers and on TV.
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