Those planning recreational use of animal pasture (those used for grazing animals) should be aware of the potential risks associated with E.Coli 0157. Children are especially at risk.
Ideally to completely avoid risk of infection by E.Coli 0157 from this source, fields used for grazing or stockholding of animals should not be used for camping, picnicking and play areas.
The risks can be greatly reduced by adopting the following sensible precautions:
Guidance on the recreational use of pasture land