By Peter Spiegel and Isabel Gorst
A trade spat erupted between the European Union and Russia on Thursday after Moscow banned imports of EU vegetables amid growing alarm over a deadly E. coli outbreak.
Despite the objection, the Kremlin’s decision was an indication of how the outbreak risked escalating into a broader panic over allegedly tainted cucumbers. The bacteria has killed 17 people, almost all in Germany.
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