Food Poisoning Victims Hold Protest in Front of El Prado Museum and Threaten Mass Suicide

Survivors of a mass canola oil poisoning in 1981 occupied Madrid’s El Prado museum and threatened mass suicide if the government did meet their demands. “#BuenosDias, we continue Living Platform statement, #PradoVictimasColzaDescansoEterno Victims of rapeseed locked in the Prado, we …

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Afghan Evacuee Boy Dies After Eating Poisonous Mushrooms in Poland

A five-year-old Afghan boy, who was recently evacuated from Kabul after the Taliban takeover, died after eating poisonous mushrooms in Poland, officials said on Sept. 2. “Brain death was confirmed today… We have declared the child dead,” Jaroslaw Kierkus, a …

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German Police Investigate Poisoning at University After Seven People Fall Ill

German police on Aug. 24 launched an attempted murder investigation after seven people fell ill in a case of suspected poisoning at a university. Hesse state police set up a 40-member homicide squad under the name Licht (“light”) to investigate …

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Currenta Plant Explosion in Leverkusen Leaves 5 Missing, Toxic Alert Raised

An explosion at the Currenta plant in the Leverkusen Chempark site near the Rhine River has left several people injured and five missing. “For a previously unknown cause, there was an explosion at Chempark Leverkusen at around 9:40 a.m, followed …

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