The death toll in Germany from an outbreak of E.coli caused by infected cucumbers has risen to at least 10.
The cucumbers, believed to have been imported from Spain, were infected with a severe complication of E.coli called hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS).
Hundreds of people are said to have fallen sick.
Officials in the Czech Republic said the cucumbers may have been exported there, as well as to Austria, Hungary and Luxembourg.
The aggressive form of E.coli is known to cause kidney failure and affect the central nervous system.
Most of the cases have been in the area around Hamburg.