Germany: Sprouts likely cause of E. coli outbreak
HAMBURG, Germany — German agricultural authorities on Sunday identified locally grown beansprouts as the ikely cause of an E. coli outbreak that has killed 22 people and sickened over 2,200 others in Europe.
The Lower Saxony agriculture ministry was sending an alert Sunday warning people to stop eating the sprouts, which are often used in mixed salads, ministry spokesman Gert Hahne told The Associated Press.
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German Health Minister Daniel Bahr puts on gloves and a mask...