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Under pressure, Idaho producer recalls sprouts

July 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

An Idaho sprout producer has recalled its alfalfa and spicy sprouts because they may be linked to 21 cases of salmonella poisoning. Continue Reading

Hospitals reach limits in E.coli crisis

June 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Blood specialist Dr. Cay-Uwe von Seydewitz has been making his rounds 16 to 18 hours a day, seven days a week, since the outbreak of a deadly bacterial epidemic.
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Germany: Sprouts are cause of E. coli outbreak after all

June 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Reinhard Burger, president of the Robert Koch Institute, said even though no tests of the sprouts from an organic farm in Lower Saxony had come back positive for the E. coli strain behind the outbreak, an investigation into the pattern of the outbreak had produced enough evidence to draw the conclusion: German-grown vegetable sprouts caused the E. coli outbreak that killed 29 people and sickened nearly 3,000. Continue Reading

Sprouts not apparently cause of E.coli outbreak

June 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

German officials say initial tests show that sprouts from an organic farm in the country’s north are not the cause of the E. coli outbreak. Continue Reading

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