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Russia lifts Ban on Italian, Hungarian Vegetables: Officials

Russia lifts Ban on Italian, Hungarian Vegetables: Officials

Russia will next week resume vegetable imports from Italy and Hungary after imposing an embargo on the 27-nation EU bloc due to Germany’s killer E. coli outbreak, the consumer watchdog said on Friday. Earlier this week Russia also resumed vegetable imports from … Read more

E. coli: EU Bans Egyptian Seeds After Fenugreek Link

E. coli: EU Bans Egyptian Seeds After Fenugreek Link

The EU has banned the import of some Egyptian seeds and beans after fenugreek was linked to the E. coli outbreaks in Germany and France. Egyptian fenugreek seeds have been linked to both outbreaks The European Food Safety Authority linked … Read more

France records first E. coli death

France records first E. coli death

E.coli outbreak killed dozen of people in Europe in the early 2011 PARIS (AP) — Authorities have recorded the first death in France’s E. coli outbreak. Dr. Benoit Vendrely at Bordeaux Hospital in southwest France said the 78-year-old woman died early Saturday morning. She … Read more