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WHO: Source of German E.Coli May Never Be Known

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A top World Heath Organization official says the source of Germany’s deadly E. coli outbreak may never be known. Dr. Guenael Rodier, WHO’s director of communicable diseases, tells the Associated Press that investigators must find the culprit within a week. He says after that, it would become difficult to link patients with what they ate. […]

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EU Proposes Financial Aid To Farmers Hit By E. Coli Outbreak

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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European Union Farm Commissioner Dacian Ciolos has recommended a $220-million aid package to help farmers recoup some of their losses from unsold vegetables during the E. coli crisis. EU agriculture ministers are meeting in Luxembourg Tuesday to talk about the crisis and its economic impact. Since the crisis began, European farmers have been unable to […]

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EU Proposes Financial Aid To Farmers Hit By E. Coli Outbreak

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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European Union Farm Commissioner Dacian Ciolos has recommended a $220-million aid package to help farmers recoup some of their losses from unsold vegetables during the E. coli crisis. EU agriculture ministers are meeting in Luxembourg Tuesday to talk about the crisis and its economic impact. Since the crisis began, European farmers are unable to sell […]

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EU To Discuss Killer Bacteria

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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European Union agriculture ministers meet in Luxembourg Tuesday to talk about the deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany, and its economic impact. The ministers will discuss aid for farmers who are not able to sell their vegetables due to growing consumer fears over the outbreak. Russia has banned all vegetables from the EU. The cause […]

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Sprouts Test Negative in European E. Coli Outbreak

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The cause of a deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany remained a mystery Monday after officials ruled out organic sprouts as the culprit. Officials had said on Sunday that sprouts from a farm in Lower Saxony state were the source of the bacteria that has killed at least 22 people and sickened more than 2,200 […]

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Sprouts Test Negative for Europe E. Coli Outbreak

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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German officials say initial tests show that sprouts from an organic farm in the country’s north are not the cause of an E. coli outbreak that has left 22 people dead and infected more than 2,200 others. Lower Saxony state’s agriculture ministry said Monday that 23 of 40 samples taken from the suspected farm have […]

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Bean Sprouts Likely Source of Europe’s E. coli Outbreak

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Germany say they believe the deadly E.coli outbreak that has killed 22 people in Germany and Sweden is linked to locally grown bean sprouts. Lower Saxony state agriculture minister Gert Lindemann told reporters Sunday that definitive test results will be available Monday. He recommended that people in northern Germany stop eating bean sprouts […]

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Death Toll Rises in Europe E. coli Outbreak

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The death toll in Europe from the outbreak of a virulent strain of E. coli bacteria rose to 22 on Sunday. European health authorities reported the deaths of an additional three people in Germany. Except for one woman who died in Sweden after a visit to Germany, all of the fatalities have been within German […]

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Death Toll Rises in Europe’s E. Coli Outbreak

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 1:40 am (UTC-5)
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The death toll in Europe from the outbreak of a virulent strain of E. coli bacteria rose to 19 Friday when another person in Germany succumbed to the infection. All of the deaths from the outbreak have been in Germany, except for one woman who died in Sweden after a visit to Germany. Health authorities […]

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Death Toll Rises in Europe’s E. Coli Outbreak

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The death toll in Europe from the outbreak of a virulent strain of E. coli bacteria rose to 19 Friday when another person succumbed to the infection in Germany. The disease is now reported in 12 countries, including Britain and the United States, infecting about 2,000 people, most of them in Germany. All of the […]

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