Scrutiny of all the evidence and the whole food chain is narrowing down the culprit in the German E. coli outbreak to sprouts operations in the Hamburg region

Updated 9/06/2011The mists of uncertainty are starting to clear in Germany, after much waxing and waning over the last few days.To find the culprit good detective work on what people eat and where they eat has been essential. Sprouts have…

What Europeans should have read about pathogenic E. coli in 2007 to have helped avoid the current food safety crisis

E. coli can survive for a long time on composted soilsGermany is fatally sick. There is a lethal elephant in the room.  This is that elephant:"Use of animal wastes in fertilization of fresh fruits and vegetable plots significantly increased the…

Natural GMOs Part 83: Natural biology comes with no guarantee of safety

Scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli, grown in culture and adhered to a cover slip:Image: National Institutes of Health (part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services)/Public domain.Natural GMOs can be really really bad and fundamentally unsafe, because…

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