New Discovery E. Coli Mystery Deepens as Deadly Strain Found on Cucumber

Confusion over the source of the deadly E. coli bacteria grew on Wednesday when health officials detected it on a discarded cucumber in the eastern city of Magdeburg. Meanwhile, German authorities said they had found two new clues pointing to a sprout farm that may have been a source of the germ.
Suspicion has fallen on cucumbers again following the discovery of an infected cucumber in a garbage can in Magdeburg.

Suspicion has fallen on cucumbers again following the discovery of an infected cucumber in a garbage can in Magdeburg.

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cro -- with wire reports