29 May '11, 10pm

Deadly E.Coli Outbreak in #Germany #health via @Care2Causes

Deadly E.Coli Outbreak in #Germany #health via @Care2Causes

An E.Coli outbreak that has killed at least ten people so far in Germany has been possibly traced to cucumbers imported from Spain, according to the BBC . Cases have also been reported in Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK, all places where Germans travel and the cucumbers may also have been exported to the Czech Republic and also to Austria, Hungary and Luxembourg. For consumers in the US and Canada, the outbreak is far away. But it's a reminder to be careful about what you eat and about sanitation when traveling in the summer. Reuters reports that, according to the Stockholm-based European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), 214 cases of hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), a serious complication of a type of E. coli, have been reported. Of those 214, the online journsl Eurosurveillance says that 186 are 18 years or older and 146 are female. The outbre...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/real-food/blog/deadly-e-coli-...

Tweets

E. coli outbreak: Germany appeals for blood donors

E. coli outbreak: Germany appeals for blood donors

care2.com 05 Jun '11, 3am

Separate multiple e-mail addresses by a comma. You can send up to 100 recipients. personal message Hello, I saw this on Ca...

Toxic Cucumbers Kill Eleven, Infect 1,200 in Ge...

treehugger.com 30 May '11, 1pm

Toxic Cucumbers Kill Eleven, Infect 1,200 in Germany, and May Spread Through Europe Photo: Todd Tyrtle under a Creative Co...

Toxic Cucumbers Kill Eleven, Infect 1,200 in Ge...

treehugger.com 30 May '11, 1pm

Toxic Cucumbers Kill Eleven, Infect 1,200 in Germany, and May Spread Through Europe Photo: Todd Tyrtle under a Creative Co...

Germany To Be Nuclear Free By 2022

Germany To Be Nuclear Free By 2022

goodcleantech.com 30 May '11, 2pm

After the tragic events in Japan, many countries are questioning their reliance on nuclear power. And among those countrie...

Germany to be 100% Nuclear Power-Free by 2022: ...

treehugger.com 30 May '11, 3pm

Photo credit: Paul J Everett via Flickr /CC BY The disaster at Fukushima looks to have sounded the death knell for nuclear...

Toxic Cucumbers Kill Eleven, Infect 1,200 in Ge...

treehugger.com 30 May '11, 1pm

Toxic Cucumbers Kill Eleven, Infect 1,200 in Germany, and May Spread Through Europe Photo: Todd Tyrtle under a Creative Co...

Deadliest E. coli outbreak ever

grist.org 03 Jun '11, 4pm

The E. coli outbreak in Europe has sickened more than 1800 people, according the World Health Organization. But that's jus...

A deadly strain of antibiotic-resistant E coli has spread from Germany to 10 countries... and counting.

A deadly strain of antibiotic-resistant E coli ...

onearth.org 03 Jun '11, 8pm

A strain of E coli spreading across Europe is a previously unseen and more virulent variant of the bacterium, health offic...

Germany to be 100% Nuclear Power-Free by 2022

treehugger.com 30 May '11, 3pm

"It's definite," Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen said after marathon talks held at the chancellery. "The latest end o...

New @Care2Causes: Germany Plans to Shut Down All Nuclear Plants by 2022

New @Care2Causes: Germany Plans to Shut Down Al...

care2.com 30 May '11, 7pm

I agree with James G who mentions the volume of demand that some countries, like the US maintain. Not only in our daily li...

German Officials: It wasn't the organic sprouts...

organicconsumers.org 07 Jun '11, 8pm

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page , and our Food Safety Resource page ...

Germany confirms plan to ditch nuclear by 2022

businessgreen.com 31 May '11, 11am

Seem to remember being here before in the 1990's when the Greens blackmailed the coalition into a policy of closing all nu...