Military Probes E. Coli Risks For Troops
Monday, June 6, 2011
Home Post Blog: If you or someone you love is stationed overseas in Europe, you’ve no doubt become an expert consumer of all news having to do with E. coli. As Home Post reported last week, the E. coli outbreak that started in Germany is one of the deadliest on record. According to EuroNews, it’s killed 21 people in Germany and one person in Sweden.
Now, the Stars and Stripes is reporting the U.S. military is conducting its own risk assessment into the fresh produce served to troops on American bases in Europe. Although German tests on the latest suspected culprit, bean sprouts grown in Hamburg, have come back negative. (Read more)