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Gassy German cows blamed for barn explosion

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

A herd of dairy cows nearly lifted the roof off their barn in central Germany when methane released by the animals caused an explosion. Full Story

German Brewers: Make Purity Law World Heritage

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:35 AM

The purity law dates back to 1516 and allows nothing but water, barley malt, hops and yeast for brewing. Full Story

Sprouts Clearly Caused E.coli Outbreak

posted on June 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

BERLIN — German vegetable sprouts caused the E coli outbreak that has killed 31 people and sickened nearly 3,100, investigators announced Friday after tracking links to the bacteria from patients in hospital beds to restaurants and then farm fields. Full Story

Germany: E. coli patients continue to rise

posted on June 3, 2011 at 3:06 PM

BERLIN (AP) - The number of people sickened by a mysterious strain of E coli in Europe is still rising more than a month after it was first detected, but officials say there are now signs the bacterial outbreak responsible for at least 18 deaths... Full Story

Germans Balk at Biofuel

posted on March 11, 2011 at 4:03 PM

(Associated Press) Eco-friendly Germans happily separate their trash into at least four separate recycling bins, but are refusing in droves to purchase gasoline with higher levels of ethanol. Full Story

Germany Bans 934 More Farms in Dioxin Scare

posted on January 21, 2011 at 12:01 PM

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's dioxin-tainted food scandal widened Saturday, as authorities banned another 934 farms from selling eggs, poultry and pork after finding out that one company had hidden its deliveries of contaminated livestock feed. Full Story

Dioxin Contamination Causes Germany to Halt Pork and Egg Sales

posted on January 7, 2011 at 5:01 PM

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany froze sales of poultry, pork and eggs from more than 4,700 farms Friday to stem the spread of food contaminated with cancer-causing dioxin, as fears grew that farmers could have been using tainted livestock feed for months. Full Story

Farmers Sue German Company Over Strain of Rice

posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM

Nearly 1,500 rice farmers are suing the German conglomerate Bayer Cropscience and affiliated companies over a genetically engineered strain of rice. Full Story

EU Agency Reconfirms Safety of Monsanto GM Corn

posted on July 3, 2009 at 8:07 PM

BRUSSELS, June 30 (Reuters) - Europe's leading food safety agency paved the way on Tuesday for the EU to renew its authorisation for a genetically modified maize made by Monsanto, the only biotech crop commercially grown in Europe. Full Story

Germany Bans Genetically Modified Corn

posted on April 17, 2009 at 8:04 PM

BERLIN (AP) - Germany on Tuesday banned a genetically modified strain of corn that the European Union has deemed safe for planting. Full Story

Trouble Brewing in Germany for Beer Drinkers

posted on June 1, 2007 at 8:06 PM

AYING, Germany (AP) — Like most Germans, brewer Helmut Erdmann is all for the fight against global warming. Full Story

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