They just look so innocent. It's hard to imagine that a sprout could be a killer.
A few bad sprouts, however, have recently reminded us that these fresh, green frillies have the potential to spread illness and worse. E. coli bacteria in fresh sprouts produced in Germany have in the past few weeks killed 31 people and made more than 3,000 others sick.
It's not new. Sprouts have been involved in this sort of mischief many years.
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