Spain will receive the full €71 million compensation requested as a result of the damage caused to the horticultural industry during the ‘killer cucumber’ fiasco.
European Commission raises assistance to farmers affected by E.coli outbreak to €210 million
The European Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Ciolos, today proposed increasing financial aid to European fruit and vegetable farmers affected by the E.coli fiasco to €210 million, the initial offer having been €150 million.
Hamburg Senator reported as saying Spanish cucumbers not to blame for E.coli outbreak
According to the Hamburg Senator for Health, Cornelia Prüfer-Storks, Spanish cucumbers are not the source of the current E.coli outbreak that has so far killed at least 15 people in Germany.
Possible first case of E.coli in Spain
A man from Guipuzcoa who spent a few days in Germany and the Czech Republic is in the Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital Donostia, doctors at the hospital suspecting that he is infected with a variant of the E.coli virus.
E Coli death toll rises to ten
The death toll as a result of the E Coli outbreak in Germany has risen to ten, with another thousand people affected by the bacteria.
Six deaths so far in Europe from E Coli bacteria
Six people have so far died in Germany and thousands have become ill in four European countries following an E Coli outbreak, the source of the infection thought to be organic cucumbers from Málaga and Almeria.