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Russia Bans German and Spanish Vegetables After E.Coli Outbreak

Russia is banning the importation of German and Spanish vegetables following a deadly outbreak of E.coli in Europe, according to a statement from the country’s consumer-safety watchdog.

Russia is suspending the importation of German and Spanish tomatoes, lettuce and cucumbers from today until further notice, Gennady Onishchenko, said in a statement on the federal agency’s website.