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Why It Takes So Long To Find The Source Of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

Barbara Kowalcyk | Posted 08.29.2011 | Food
Barbara Kowalcyk

Investigating foodborne illness is a really tough thing to do. It takes a lot of time, rarely follows a linear path and often is unsuccessful. It's not surprising, since the deck is stacked against the investigator.

Two More Die From E. Coli As EU Holds Emergency Meeting

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ and KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 08.08.2011 | Food

BERLIN — Cucumbers were back on the radar of German health authorities Wednesday as the possible cause of an E. coli outbreak in Europe that has...

A U.S. Response to the European E.coli Outbreak...

Barbara Kowalcyk | Posted 08.08.2011 | Food
Barbara Kowalcyk

One of the most troubling aspects of the ongoing outbreak in Europe is that it involves a strain of E. coli that often flies under the radar in the United States.

Marcus Baram

Mixed Messages Over E. Coli Outbreak Could Make Crisis Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- The conflicting claims over the source of the deadliest E. coli outbreak in living memory have not only confused consumers around the glob...