29 May '11, 10pm

More feared dead in Germany from tainted cucumbers

A company supplying organic fruits and vegetables, Frunet Bio, under investigation for the source of an E.coli outbreak from cucumbers, is pictured in Algarrobo, near Malaga. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BERLIN - GERMAN health chiefs on Saturday announced four more deaths feared to have been caused by E. coli-contaminated cucumbers, bringing to ten the number of suspected deaths in the country. Two of the ten deaths have so far been officially attributed to the deadly E. coli strain, with about 300 cases of infection reported in several countries in the past week. The four new deaths in north Germany were announced by the health ministry of Schleswig-Holstein state and a clinic in Hamburg. The victims were three women in their 80s and a fourth in her 30s. Authorities in southern Spain said on Saturday they had introduced restrictions on two distributors suspected of exporting cucumbe...

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