Salmonella outbreaks

Salmonella outbreaks

Salmonella 'could cure cancer'

SALMONELLA, the bacteria best known for causing food poisoning, could be used to cure people of cancer, Scottish research suggests.

Life-saving test kit can identify food bugs in just 5 hours

THOUSANDS of lives could be saved by a testing kit being developed by Scottish scientists which detects a host of fatal food-poisoning bugs in as little as five hours.

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Salmonella forces sweets factory closure

A SWEETS factory has been shut down after a salmonella scare, it emerged yesterday. Fox's Confectionery halted production at its plant in Leicester following the discovery on 15 October.

Seven struck by salmonella

AS MANY as seven people have contracted salmonella poisoning after eating at a Chinese restaurant, forcing health officials to close it yesterday.

Cadbury - profits last year £931m - fined £1m after salmonella scare

CHOCOLATE giant Cadbury apologised to the victims of a national salmonella outbreak last night after being fined £1 million for food safety offences.

Cadbury cutbacks allowed salmonella in its chocolate

CADBURY deliberately allowed salmonella to enter its chocolate bars, as part of a move to change its quality-testing systems and save money, a court has heard.

Morrisons salads in salmonella alert

MORRISONS yesterday recalled four own-brand salads due to a salmonella scare.

Warm spell is blamed for 70% increase in salmonella

WARMER weather could be responsible for an outbreak of salmonella in Scotland, as new figures show an increase of almost 70 per cent - the highest total since 2001.

Supermarket recalls salad packs in salmonella scare

BAGS of ready-to-eat salad were withdrawn from Morrisons shops yesterday in a food poisoning scare involving possible salmonella contamination,

Cadbury in court over food bug outbreak

CADBURY Schweppes, the confectionery giant, is to face prosecution over the outbreak of salmonella that forced it to recall a million chocolate bars.

Watchdog warns of botulism food scare

CONSUMERS have been warned about two separate food contamination scares, one involving meat infected with botulism and the second being salmonella-contaminated lettuce.

Nine hit by hospital bug

HEALTH officials are continuing to investigate an outbreak of salmonella at a hospital after a further three cases were identified.

Salmonella scare at vegetarian restaurant

ONE of Scotland's best-known vegetarian and wholefood restaurants is at the centre of a salmonella scare, it emerged last night.

Cadbury puts on brave face

CADBURY Schweppes shrugged off takeover speculation surrounding the group yesterday as it vowed to recover from a challenging 2006 and reinvigorate the UK chocolate market.

Source of salmonella in houmous probed

SCIENTIFIC experts were last night trying to find the source of salmonella contamination which has led six major food chains to withdraw houmous products from their shelves.

Salmonella warning sparks product recall

A RECALL of houmous was last night extended to five other UK food chains after salmonella was found in some Marks & Spencer products.

Cadbury to take £30m salmonella hit

CADBURY Schweppes, the world's biggest confectioner, has revealed the recent salmonella contamination scare is expected to cost the group £30 million - £10m more than thought.

Cadbury sales slump 25% since salmonella scare

SALES of Cadbury chocolate products have dropped dramatically in the wake of the controversial product recall sparked by a salmonella scare last month, a new report has shown.

Cadbury's blamed for salmonella outbreak

CONTAMINATED Cadbury's chocolate was the most likely cause of a salmonella outbreak which hit dozens of people, including nine in Scotland, experts said yesterday.

Bad wrap for Cadbury Schweppes

Consumers have lost confidence in Cadbury Schweppes following a salmonella scare at one of its plants.

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