August 26, 2019

European E.coli outbreak linked to Egypt

The deadly E. coli outbreaks in Germany and France may have come from seeds sourced in Egypt, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. A report said there was still "much uncertainty", but fenugreek seeds imported in 2009 and 2010 "had been implicated in both … [Read more...]

Deadly E. Coli traced to German bean sprouts

A farm south of Hamburg, Germany has been identified as the most likely source of the deadly E. coli outbreak that has killed 22 people. The farm, produces bean sprouts, and is close to the highest concentration of the more than 2,000 reported E. Coli cases. German officials were awaiting … [Read more...]

E. Coli cases in Germany on the rise

The number of people in Germany infected by a deadly strain of E.Coli has risen sharply. Most of the 1,500 people infected are from Germany with Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK, also affected. The death toll has risen to 17 from the strain of … [Read more...]

Infected cucumbers – 10 dead, hundreds sick

An oubreak of E.coli in Germany caused by infected cucumbers has killed at least 10 people with hundreds falling ill. The cucumbers, imported from Spain, were infected with a severe complication of E.coli called hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). Most of the E.coli cases so far have been in the … [Read more...]