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Killer Cucumbers March Across Europe: Kidney Beans Rejoice

by | 28th, May 2011

STOP! Step away from the cucumber. The Mail’s has news served in a headline yell:

Major food alert as two people in Britain diagnosed with E.coli strain from cucumber that has killed two in Germany

Reading on, we learn that this is not one lone cucumber working alone to avenge the death of millions of its kind and beign forced to go straight until an EU directive, rather an entite army of them.

Killer cucumbers’ from the Almeria and Malaga provinces in Spain are now thought to be the cause of the infections. But other salad items such as tomatoes and lettuce may also be the source of the bug.

Two have died in Germany. Others are ill.

The Daily Express picks up the story

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