Andalucian Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Clara Aguilera
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E. coli cucumber scare: Cases 'likely to increase'

A deadly E. coli outbreak in Europe is expected to worsen in coming days say scientists.

Fourteen people have died in Germany and one woman has now died in Sweden after a trip to Germany.

Suspicion has fallen on cucumbers from Spain as the source, and sales of Spanish fruit and vegetables throughout Europe, have now plummeted.

The BBC's Stephen Evans reports from Berlin.

  • 31 May 2011