The European Union said it was “politically untenable” for John Dalli to remain an EU commissioner after findings of a fraud investigation were revealed last week as Dalli maintained that he was pushed to stand down.
European Union anti-fraud investigators said John Dalli, who resigned yesterday from the European Commission, was aware of attempts by a Maltese entrepreneur to sell access to him, amid confusion over whether Dalli was pushed to stand down.
Annie Mesnil survived cancer, only to have the implant that replaced her right breast leak industrial-grade gel into her body. Now European regulators are trying to figure out how to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
More than 1,600 people in Europe have been infected with a strain of E. coli bacteria that’s never been seen in an outbreak before, the World Health Organization said, as authorities search for the source of the malady.
E. coli that has sickened thousands in Europe has become the deadliest outbreak of the bacteria on record as a rare strain is causing kidney failure in unprecedented numbers, U.S. health officials said.
German officials said sprouts from an organic farm near the town of Uelzen played a role in the country’s lethal E. coli outbreak, returning suspicions to the region where the infections began last month.