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Many Bacteria really are Beneficial!

In this era of antibacterial soap, overuse of antibiotics, and lots of fear around outbreaks and disease, bacteria are getting a pretty bad reputation. Some species are harmful, it’s true. But we depend on good bacteria every single day! Unfortunately, many people have lumped an extremely large and diverse group of organisms into one negative stereotype. We received an interesting question on this, via our Facebook page. It’s a pretty common question for us and an unfortunate fear shared by many. The question was: "Is it safe to grow vegetables after using your Penetrate product? How can I know that none of the bacilli are toxic?" We gave a short reply but felt the topic warranted a more in-depth discussion here on the blog. Here is the short answer: Yes!! It is completely safeRead More