An E. coli O157 outbreak, dating back to December and believed to be linked to minced — or ground — meat has taken a life in Germany.

The outbreak has sickened about 30 people since it began. The cause is Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157 with the onset date for the most recent confirmed case…

Frozen strawberries are “very likely” the cause of food poisoning that sickened more than 11,000 students in almost 500 schools and day care centers, mostly in eastern areas of Germany, during the last week. The Robert Koch Institute, which investigates infectious diseases and outbreaks for the German Health Ministry, reported on a “strong and statistically…

As many as 10,000 German school children stricken since Friday  by a vomiting virus may be suffering from eating cafeteria food, health authorities say.

While the investigation is far form over, attention has focused on the food services company called Sodeco that supplies cafeteria food to many schools and day care centers in areas of…