Security at gate of farm where tests are taking place
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E. coli outbreak: EU proposes 150m euros to aid farmers

The European Commission has proposed a 150m euro (£134m; $220m) aid package to help farmers whose products have been hit by the current E. coli outbreak.

Producers of salad vegetables have seen sales plummet in the outbreak, which has killed 22 people and sickened more than 2,400.

Matthew Price reports.

  • 07 Jun 2011
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