E. coli investigation
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E. coli outbreak: German beansprouts 'probable' cause

Beansprouts grown in northern Germany are suspected to be the source of an E. coli outbreak that has left 22 people dead, local officials say.

The agriculture minister for Lower Saxony, Gert Lindemann, said there was a clear trail of evidence pointing to a plant nursery south of Hamburg.

Steven Evans reports.

  • 05 Jun 2011
  • From the section Europe
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