German Sprouts Cleared; E. Coli Outbreak Remains a Mystery

By on Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

In yet another confusing turn of events in the recent, deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany, scientists have repealed their scapegoating of sprouts, clearing the salad-centric veg for consumption, but leaving German consumers still in the dark about what’s safe to eat. According to a New York Times article yesterday, “The German government came under increased criticism on Tuesday at home and abroad, accused of mismanaging the crisis surrounding an E. coli outbreak that has killed more than 20 people.”

Written by Amy Zavatto

Amy Zavatto, Toque's East Coast editor, is a food, wine, spirits and travel writer for books and magazines.

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