Lab tests of a variety of imported produce have proved negative for Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC), the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency reported Monday.
No contagious cucumbers have been imported to Bulgaria, stated Minister of Agriculture and Foods Miroslav Naydenov Sunday confirming an earlier study by the national Food Safety Authority.
At least 1,000 cases of hemolytic uraemic syndrome believed to be caused by a strand of the Escherichia coli bacteria carried by Spanish cucumbers have been reported throughout Europe.
There is no indication that there is here any of the contaminated cucumbers that caused a deadly E Coli outbreak in northern European countries, Bulgarian authorities have announced.
Bulgaria's Food Safety Authority has said it is in the process of contacting all retailers, suppliers and caterers in relation to an outbreak of E Coli in Germany to ensure there is no contaminated product here.
Bulgaria has recorded the highest rate of completed suicides in Europe.
Bulgaria's Health Ministry has announced it plans to introduce standards for providing emergency medical aid, which is notorious failing to prevent numerous deaths by being slow and inadequate.
Turkish regions along the Bulgarian border are taking measures to prevent the spread of food-and-mouth disease from Bulgaria even though the Bulgarian authorities claim the infection came from Turkey.
For the ninth successive year Bulgarians have been invited to donate blood as part of the national spring campaign, initiated by the country's Red Cross.
The mental health of young Bulgarians is facing increasing challanges that are staying underrecognized, according to a key Bulgarian psychiatrist.
Domestic livestock infected with food-and-mouth disease has been discovered in a fifth village in Southeastern Bulgaria in less than three weeks.
Health Minister Stefan Konstantinov demanded Sunday an all-out smoking ban in spite of Bulgarian ruling party GERB's unconvincing record on introducing anti-smoking measures.
Two thirds of the Bulgarians approve the government's restrictions on smoking in public places, according to a poll by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NZIOM).
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