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Yes, compost has to do with food safety. Dark-colored, fresh-smelling, nutrient-rich organic matter called compost or humus is the organic product of an natural process that delivers macro- and micro-nutrients to soils and soil food web members, such as plant roots, in natural, non-chemical, non-genetically altered, non-synthetic ways. Its use as soil amendments, fertilizers and mulches results in the growth of edible, ornamental and wildflowering crops and plants that lack chemical, genetically altered or synthetic influences and inputs that compromise environmental health and human well-being.
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Yes, compost can be related to food safety. If the compost is not managed properly it could contaminate crops with pathogens like E. coli.
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