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# Raw milk
In focus: War of words over plan to ban ‘raw milk’
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland believes banning the sale of unpasteurised milk makes sense – but not everyone agrees.
Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale
Officials are warning people not to grow or eat their own sprouts as infected seeds are thought to still be in circulation.
France records first E.coli death since recent outbreak
Latest E.coli outbreak blamed for death of a 78-year-old woman earlier this morning.
# E-coli
Egypt now suspected source of European E.coli outbreak
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control says that seeds imported a year or two ago from Egypt could have caused the recent fatal outbreak.
# Safe sprouts
You can still eat bean sprouts says the Food Safety Authority
Just make sure they’re cooked.
# Ecoli
Don't eat raw bean sprouts: a warning from the Food Safety Authority
Irish authorities say there is a concern that contaminated seeds are on the market, and have issued a warning against eating sprouted seeds.
# E-coli
German officials confirm human transfer of E.coli infection
A woman working near Frankfurt passed the infection on to about 20 people she prepared food for.
# Germany
German shortcomings in focus as E. coli outbreak wanes
Now that the deadly E. coli outbreak ravaging Germany seems to have waned, questions are being asked about the response to the crisis that killed 36 people and left thousands of others seriously ill.
# E-coli
E.coli outbreak: It is the sprouts after all say German authorities
One official described finding the source of the outbreak as being like a “crime thriller where you have to find the bad guy”.
Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts
Authorities in the Netherlands have recalled red beet sprouts as a precautionary measure after discovering a strain of E.coli present in the vegetables. The strain is apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe’s deadly E. coli crisis.
# E-coli
E. coli outbreak: was it the cucumbers after all?
German health officials say that traces of the deadly bacteria have been found in a discarded cucumber in a town in the east of the country but they’ve already been wrong twice before.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Farmers
Outcry by farmers prompts the EU to raise compensation for E.Coli crisis
The EU Farm Chief has raised the money on offer to farmers struck by the E.Coli crisis in Germany from €150 million to €210 million.
# E-coli
Germany optimistic about falling E.coli infections
Meanwhile, the search for the source of the contamination continues.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# E-coli
EU Commission proposes €150m fund for farmers affected by E.coli outbreak
Meanwhile, WHO expert says time is running out for investigators to determine the original source of the deadly outbreak.
# E-coli
EU ministers to hold crisis talks as search for E. coli source goes on
Agriculture ministers will meet in Luxembourg, as tests show a northern Germany bean sprout farm is not to blame.
# E-coli
Tests show bean sprouts from German farm are NOT cause of E. coli outbreak
Initial tests appear to show the outbreak was not from the bean sprouts grown at a farm near Hamburg.
# E-coli
E. coli outbreak traced to German farm as EU ministers to meet to discuss crisis
Europe’s Agriculture ministers will meet on Tuesday to discuss he outbreak as German officials pinpoint its source.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?
# E-coli
Death toll from E. coli outbreak rises to 22 as bean sprouts identified as likely cause
The new figures record a total of 21 deaths in Germany and one in Sweden with health officials saying that bean sprouts grown in Germany were the likely cause of the deadly outbreak.
# E-coli
German hospitals stretched to breaking point by E.coli outbreak
Germany’s health minister appeals to hospitals outside the North to begin admitting E.coli patients as more fall ill.
# E-coli
Aer Lingus strike 'could save Ireland from E.coli outbreak' - HSE
The Aer Lingus pilots’ strike on Tuesday and Wednesday will hit dozens of flights from Germany – enough to stop the spread?
# E-coli
"No proof" that vegetables to blame for E.coli outbreak
An EU laboratory in Rome says there’s no reason to suspect that the new outbreak of E.coli has come from vegetables.
# Ireland
E.coli strain will "inevitably" spread to Ireland
A HSE senior microbiologist said today that it is inevitable the strain will spread because all cases so far had been linked to travel to Germany. However she said the strain is easily killed with proper hygiene precautions.
# E-coli
Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak
Why is this strain more deadly than any we’ve seen before? And what can you do to make sure you don’t get it?
# E-coli
Eighteen now dead from new E. coli strain as outbreak reportedly spreads to US
Scientists are still unable to determine the origin of the outbreak which the WHO yesterday said was caused by a new strain of E. coli.
# Ecoli
Deadly E.coli outbreak caused by new strain, says WHO
The World Health Organisation has said preliminary tests suggest the wave of E.coli infection affecting Europeans has been caused by a new, mutant form of two different E. coli bacteria.
# Ecoli
E.coli outbreak 'could last months'
The head of Germany’s public health body has admitted that that “we may never know” the true source of the contamination, which has now claimed 17 lives.
# Spain
Spain considers action against Germany over cucumber scare
The Spanish agriculture sector has been plunged into turmoil, with €200 million being lost each week and thousands of workers laid off in a country already suffering the highest unemployment rate in the EU.
# Ecoli
Spanish cucumbers not responsible for E.coli outbreak
Germany has conceded that Spanish produce is not responsible for a deadly E.coli outbreak that has claimed 16 lives in Europe – but the true source of the contamination remains unknown.
# Ecoli
Death toll from E.coli outbreak rises to 14
European authorities have warned that the situation is likely to worsen, with 14 people dead in Germany and suspected cases of E.coli infection reported in Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK.
Food Safety Authority: E.coli contaminated food not on sale in Ireland
People in Germany have been advised not to eat raw cucumbers following a deadly outbreak of E.coli, however experts have said there is no indication contaminated foods are on sale in Ireland.