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German Court: Compensate Cucumber Grower Wrongly Accused in E. Coli Outbreak

A court in Hamburg, Germany, has decided that a Spanish vegetable grower and distributor should be compensated for losses sustained after its cucumbers were wrongly named as the likely source of a 2011 outbreak of the rare and deadly E. coli O104:H4. Near the peak of the outbreak that eventually sickened 4,075 and caused 50 deaths… Continue Reading