E.Coli cucumber crisis

31 May 2011

The source of E.coli in cucumbers which has caused 14 deaths and infected hundreds remained a mystery yesterday (30 May) as scientists sought to speed up testing mechanisms and tensions rose over trade in European vegetables. Euractiv.com Reports.

To read the full article follow this link: http://www.euractiv.com/en/health/cucumber-death-toll-rises-trade-tensions-mount-news-505249?utm_source=EurActiv+Newsletter&utm_campaign=0cd41a1838-my_google_analytics_key&utm_medium=email

The ECDC has also released a risk assessment on the outbreak in Germany: http://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/press/news/Lists/News/ECDC_DispForm.aspx?List=32e43ee8%2De230%2D4424%2Da783%2D85742124029a&ID=435&RootFolder=%2Fen%2Fpress%2Fnews%2FLists%2FNews

 


 

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