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New strain of killer E. coli decoded


July 27th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Researchers have decoded the deadly 2011 E. coli outbreak in Germany, which killed 54 people and sickened more than 3,800, tracing it to a particularly virulent ... Read more...

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National Beef recalls beef over e-coli concerns


August 15th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, 15 Aug (THAIDNIAN NEWS) A total of 604,424 pounds of beef are being recalled throughout the United States on concern of e coli outbreak. US health officials say the strain could ... Read more...

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Egypt denies being source of E.coli


July 7th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 7 (IANS) Egypt has denied reports that the country's fenugreek seeds exported to Europe caused the E.coli infections that claimed dozens of lives.Officials from the Central Administration of ... Read more...

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Russia partially lifts ban on vegetable imports


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has lifted its ban on vegetable imports from two European countries - the Netherlands and Belgium - that was imposed earlier this month, the ... Read more...

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UAE teaches farmers about E.coli


June 28th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 27 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi administration held a workshop Monday to educate farmers about the dangers of E.coli bacteria and ways to prevent contamination of fresh vegetables.At ... Read more...

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EU and Russia reach agreement to resume trade of vegetables


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:25 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union and Russia on Wednesday reached an agreement for the immediate resumption of trade of vegetables, ending the Russian ban on EU products due to the ... Read more...

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Russia may ban German meat imports


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) Russia may ban meat import from Germany due to the spread of a deadly E.coli bacteria in Europe, Russia's veterinary chief has said."Everything will depend on ... Read more...

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Germany: Sprouts cause of E. coli outbreak


June 10th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- German health officials on Friday said contaminated sprouts were likely to have caused the E. coli outbreak, which has killed 30 people since May, local media reported.The ... Read more...

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Germany admits bean sprouts caused E.coli outbreak


June 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Germany has admitted that locally-grown bean sprouts were the cause of the E. coli outbreak that has killed 29 and made ill nearly 3,000 people across ... Read more...

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Farmers may get 210 mn euros for E. coli crisis


June 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European farmers, whose business was affected by the deadly E. coli outbreak that has killed 26 people, may receive up to 210 million euros ($306 ... Read more...

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Russia to maintain EU vegetables ban until E. coli source is identified


June 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Tuesday announced that it will maintain the ban on vegetable imports from the European Union until the origin source of the E. coli outbreak is identified, ... Read more...

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Bean sprouts possible source for E. coli outbreak


June 6th, 2011 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 6 (IANS) German authorities said bean sprouts might be the "most convincing" source for the E. coli outbreak that has led to the death of 22 people and ... Read more...

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Russia not to lift EU vegetable ban: Putin


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not poison its own people by lifting the ban it imposed on vegetable imports from the European Union, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

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Copper effective against new E. coli strains


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) The Escherichia coli (E-coli) outbreak in Germany shows that it is a strain seen for the first time, according to the World Health Organisation.However, the latest ... Read more...

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EU protests Russian ban on vegetable imports


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 2 (IANS) The European Commission lodged a protest to Russia Thursday while urging lifting of a ban on all vegetable imports from the European Union (EU), ... Read more...

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At least 2 deaths and over 200 cases of E. coli in German outbreak


May 27th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- With over 200 cases in Germany due to an E. coli outbreak, the European Commission's Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed identified organic cucumbers from two ... Read more...

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Cheese causes E.coli outbreak in five US states


November 6th, 2010 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) An E.coli outbreak in five US states has been traced to cheese sold at a supermarket chain, a media report said.At least 25 people fell sick after ... Read more...

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FDA, CDC, and Costco warn of Bravo Farms cheese product due to E. coli outbreak


November 5th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Costco, on Friday warned consumers to avoid Bravo ... Read more...

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Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Spreads


May 14th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Romaine lettuce has been in the glare of publicity lately after the unearthing of E. coli poison in them. The outbreak of E. coli poisoning ... Read more...

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Lettuce E. coli outbreak spreads to four states


May 14th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least twenty-three people have been affected by food borne disease linked to romaine lettuce. The outbreak has now spread to about four states, according to ... Read more...

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Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Spreads To Tennessee


May 14th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Tennessee, May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Diseases linked to the romaine lettuce e-coli outbreak is gradually spreading, with the latest state to have been affected by the disease being Tennessee. However, ... Read more...

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Lettuce Recall Announced In 23 States Of The USA


May 8th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Ohio, May 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The vegetarians in the USA who prefer savoring on lettuce have hard days ahead of them. Manufacturers like Freshway Foods and Imperial Sysco have issued ... Read more...

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546,000 pounds of contaminated ground beef recalled


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New York based company has recalled almost 5460,00 pounds of contaminated beef which had caused a possible E. coli outbreak that killed two people ... Read more...

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