E. Coli

FSA’s investigations are focusing on distribution of mixed salad leaves to wholesale and not supermarkets

PHE: E. coli O157 outbreak ‘subsiding’; source still unconfirmed

By Joseph James Whitworth

Public Health England (PHE), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the European Commission are involved in attempting to identify the source of an E. coli O157 outbreak in the UK.

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The latest update reported more than 100 people ill

PHE: E. coli O157 not yet detected in food samples

By Joseph James Whitworth

E. coli O157 has not yet been detected in any food samples, according to Public Health England (PHE) as it continues to investigate an outbreak linked to leafy salads.

PHE reminded people to maintain good hygiene and preparation practices with salad items

Salad link in UK E. coli illnesses

By Joseph James Whitworth

Salad has been linked to 32 cases of E. coli O157 infection in the UK, according to Public Health England (PHE).


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