Poisoning

FILE - In this May 9, 2011 file photo, EU flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. Kathy Brison of the Belgian food safety agency said Sunday Aug. 6, 2017, that Belgian food safety authorities began investigating possible pesticide contamination in eggs in early June, several weeks before the public was made aware of a food safety scare now affecting several European countries. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe, FILE)
August 09, 2017 - 8:43 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch authorities knew as far back as November that some eggs in the country were contaminated with an insecticide and they failed to notify their European partners at the time, Belgium's agriculture minister said Wednesday. Dozens of producers in Belgium and the Netherlands are...
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August 09, 2017 - 5:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's agriculture minister says Dutch authorities knew in November that eggs in the Netherlands were contaminated with an insecticide and failed to notify their European partners. Dozens of producers in Belgium and the Netherlands are being investigated for eggs containing...
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Kenya's Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon, left, celebrates after winning the gold medal when crossing the line ahead of South Africa's Caster Semenya, bronze, and United States' Jennifer Simpson, silver, right, in the women's 1500-meter final during the World Athletics Championships in London Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
August 07, 2017 - 6:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — Several athletes have come down with a stomach bug at the world championships, including medal favorite Isaac Makwala of Botswana. Makwala pulled out of his 200-meter heat Monday and later said he had food poisoning. "There have been a number of cases of gastroenteritis reported by...
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Kenya's Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon, center, celebrates as she wins the gold medal in the final of the Woman's 1500m during the World Athletics Championships in London Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Others from left are: South Africa's Caster Semenya, bronze, Britain's Laura Muir and United States' Jennifer Simpson, silver. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 07, 2017 - 5:25 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world track championships (all times local): ___ 10:20 p.m. Some athletes at the world championships staying at an official hotel have become ill. The local organizing committee says there have been "a number of cases of gastroenteritis" reported by some teams...
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June 18, 2017 - 9:13 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish prosecutor says 731 soldiers at a western base were sent to the hospital with food poisoning and 21 people from the company that provided the food have been detained. Akif Celattin Simsek, the lead prosecutor in Manisa province, said Sunday an investigation was launched...
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In this frame grab from video, a doctor attends to a small girl who was taken ill with suspected food poisoning in the Hassan Sham U2 camp for displaced people located about 20 kilometers (13 miles) east of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Iraq’s health minister, Adila Hamoud, told The Associated Press in Baghdad that 752 people had been taken ill and at least two died after they took part in a Monday night meal to break the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko)
June 13, 2017 - 6:34 am
HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — A mass food poisoning at a camp for the displaced near the northern city of Mosul has killed at least two people and sickened over 700, Iraq's health minister said on Tuesday. The incident quickly became new fodder for a diplomatic dispute between several Arab...
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June 13, 2017 - 5:09 am
HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — A mass food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the northern city of Mosul has killed at least two and sickened hundreds, Iraq's health minister said on Tuesday. Adila Hamoud, the minister, told The Associated Press in Baghdad that 752 people took ill...
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June 02, 2017 - 8:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new report says 14 people were poisoned after eating "death cap" mushrooms last year in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Most recovered but three people needed liver transplants, including an 18-month-old girl who suffered permanent neurological damage, according to Friday...
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April 21, 2017 - 12:34 am
FRANCE-PARIS POLICE SHOT-THE LATEST The Latest: Pence offers condolences after Paris shooting PARIS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the shooting of police officers in Paris is the "latest reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime." He says the U.S. "will not relent in our...
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April 01, 2017 - 7:48 am
CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) — Moore County authorities are investigating the deaths of nine dogs from antifreeze poisoning. WTVD-TV ( http://abc11.tv/2omzAwV ) reports that the dogs died in the Carolina Lakes neighborhood east of Carthage. Authorities weren't immediately sure if the dogs were intentionally...
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