Sara Rivers 20m The past Thursday the announced that an infectious bud that was causing deaths in that country came from Spanish cucumbers. Del is a specific lot of cucumbers that is no case associated to this bud in Spain. The Meeting of Andalusia already has initiated activities with the affected companies and has taken measures not to commercialize the implied lots of the product. The bacterium ' E. Coli' it is transmitted by direct bonding with the surface of the food.

Already denominated ' crisis of pepino' , that it especially affects to Germany and Spain, it has untied the alarm in both countries and is causing numerous consequences, not only from the sanitary point of view (there are already 14 deceaseds in Germany), but also the image of Spanish agriculture has been seen seriously damaged. It was the past Thursday when the German Government announced that the infectious bud that was causing deaths in that country came from Spanish cucumbers that were contaminated with bacterium E. coli Enterohemorrgica. Nevertheless, they are many the questions that arise around the case. The main one falls to finding out where the cucumbers with this toxin have been contaminated.

Although the Spanish Government yes has recognized who the origin of three of four infected cucumbers is Spanish (there is another one comes from Holland), do not exist tests that demonstrate that it has been in Spain where they have become infected by this bacterium. What is the bacterium ' E. Coli'? This pathogen can be as inoffensive as mortal, following the variety that treats. According to the investigator of the CSIC and the National Center of Biotechnology Miguel Vicente, " some varieties of this bacterium are perfectly innocuous and we took with nostros all the life to them, do not produce problems in organismo". Nevertheless, it points Vicente who this less frequent variety, the E.