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Re: [pfaf] Re: Humanure

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  • Cindy
    ... Presumably you d heat the rice enough to kill bacteria and viruses when it s cooked. Prions wouldn t be killed, though, I don t think. I think I d keep it
    Message 1 of 12 , Feb 12, 2007
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      --- Traveler in Thyme <marcia@...> wrote:

      > We let our humanure pile set for 2 years, and have 3
      > piles we rotate. The Chinese have been using
      > "night soil" to fertilise rice paddies for
      > millenium, which just goes to show that you can
      > become immune to almost anything. I, however, do
      > not trust our pile to use on the veggies, but we do
      > spread it under the trees.

      Presumably you'd heat the rice enough to kill bacteria
      and viruses when it's cooked. Prions wouldn't be
      killed, though, I don't think.

      I think I'd keep it under the trees too.

      Cindy



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