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07 June 2011

Germany backtracks on E.coli sprouts

German officials appear dumbfounded as to the source of the deadliest E.coli outbreak in modern history, and one expert has called the investigation a "disaster".

First they pointed a finger at Spanish cucumbers. Then they cast suspicion on sprouts from Germany. Now German officials appear dumbfounded as to the source of the deadliest E.coli outbreak in modern history, and one US expert has called the investigation a "disaster".

Andreas Hensel, head of Germany's Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, warned, "We have to be clear on this: Maybe we won't be able to identify the source anymore ."

 
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