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Germany says vegetable sprouts caused deadly E. coli outbreak

Germany says vegetable sprouts caused deadly E. coli outbreak

An official says the tainted sprouts may have been eaten or thrown away by now, but people should still not eat sprouts. However, the warning against cucumbers, tomatoes and lettuce is lifted. The outbreak killed 29.

 

Obama says Europe's debt crisis must be contained

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed that Europe's debt crisis must be contained.

 

Vilsack: U.S. largely safe from European E. coli outbreak

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is "reasonably confident" that U.S. consumers won't face the sort of E. coli outbreak plaguing Germany.

 

WHO: Time running out to solve E. coli outbreak

WHO: Time running out to solve E. coli outbreak

An expert at the World Health Organization says time is running out for German investigators to find the source of the world's deadliest E. coli outbreak, which has spread fear across Europe and cost farmers millions in exports.

 

German hospitals swamped with E.coli victims

German hospitals swamped with E.coli victims

German hospitals are struggling to cope with the flood of E.coli victims, health minister Daniel Bahr said on Sunday, as scientists remain puzzled by the deadly bug that has killed 19 and infected 1,700 people across Europe.

 

Germany E. Coli Outbreak Involves Rare, Deadly Strain

German health authorities struggled Wednesday to identify the source of an outbreak that has struck more than 1,500 people, killing at least 15.

 

Spain lashes out over E. coli accusations

Spain lashes out over E. coli accusations

Spain denies allegations its cucumbers caused the illness that has killed and sickened people in Germany and Sweden.

 

Germany Will Shut Down All Nuke Plants by 2022

Germany Will Shut Down All Nuke Plants by 2022

Germany's governing coalition said Monday it will shut down all the country's nuclear power plants by 2022. The decision, prompted by Japan's nuclear disaster, will make Germany the first major industrialized nation to go nuclear-free in years.

 

Cucumber fear spreads in Europe

The Czech Republic and Austria take Spanish-grown cucumbers off the shelves after an E. coli contamination in Germany leaves 10 dead.

 

German airports reopening as ash cloud dissipates

German airports reopening as ash cloud dissipates

Meanwhile, some German airports were reopened Wednesday after cancellations due to the cloud of volcanic ash. Bremen has reopened and Hamburg is allowing takeoffs and landings, according to Deutsche Flugsicherung, the German aviation safety agency. Airports in Berlin will resume flights at 2 p.m. local time ( 8 a.m. ET).

 

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