Europe hit by E. coli scare

German E. coli outbreak: After the outbreak the learning begins

The German E. coli contamination that has killed more than 50 people is now officially over, according to health officials.…

Europe’s E. coli outbreak – as it happens

Europe's E. coli outbreak, one of the largest the world has seen, has killed dozens and sickened thousands. The continent's…

RUSSIA: Talks to lift ban on EU fresh produce continue

The European Commission has confirmed that Russia has not yet lifted its ban on fruit and vegetable imports from the…

UPDATE: EU: Spanish produce industry rejects E. coli aid package

Spanish produce growers have called on the Spanish government to take legal action against the European Commission over the EUR210m…

EU: EU member states approve EUR210m E. coli aid package

The European Council of Ministers has approved an improved package that will provide EUR210m (US$286.8m) in emergency aid to Europe's…

GERMANY: E. coli death toll rises to 35

The number of people killed by the E. coli outbreak in Germany has risen to 35 - although officials have…

EU: Russia agrees to lift ban on EU vegetable imports

Russia has agreed to lift import bans on produce from the European Union following talks between European Council president Herman…

GERMANY: Authorities affirm link between bean sprouts and E. coli

German authorities suggested today (10 June) that bean sprouts produced in the country were the source of the deadly E.…

EU: Improved E. coli compensation offer fails to win over farmers

European farmers federation Copa-Cogeca has called for more compensation for farmers hit by the E. coli crisis, insisting that the…

EU: Commission improves E. coli rescue package

EU Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos has increased a proposed aid package for vegetable producers harmed by Germany's E. coli outbreak.…