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Toxic Cucumbers Kill Eleven, Infect 1,200 in Germany, and May Spread Through Europe : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Toxic Cucumbers Kill Eleven, Infect 1,200 in Germany, and May Spread Through Europe Photo: Todd Tyrtle under a Creative Commons license . Over the weekend, an outbreak of E. coli spread throughout Germany, killing eleven people and infecting more than 1,000. Cucumbers have been identified as the source of the bacteria, but the source of the vegetables themselves is unclear. At first, health officials thought two Spanish farms were responsible, but Spain has denied the charges, and the bacteria has been found on cucumbers that may have been grown elsewhere, reported the BBC . View the entire comment thread.

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