SALMONELLA, the bacteria best known for causing food poisoning, could be used to cure people of cancer, Scottish research suggests.
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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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.
AS MANY as seven people have contracted salmonella poisoning after eating at a Chinese restaurant, forcing health officials to close it yesterday.
CHOCOLATE giant Cadbury apologised to the victims of a national salmonella outbreak last night after being fined £1 million for food safety offences.
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 yesterday recalled four own-brand salads due to a salmonella scare.
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.
BAGS of ready-to-eat salad were withdrawn from Morrisons shops yesterday in a food poisoning scare involving possible salmonella contamination,
CADBURY Schweppes, the confectionery giant, is to face prosecution over the outbreak of salmonella that forced it to recall a million chocolate bars.
CONSUMERS have been warned about two separate food contamination scares, one involving meat infected with botulism and the second being salmonella-contaminated lettuce.
HEALTH officials are continuing to investigate an outbreak of salmonella at a hospital after a further three cases were identified.
ONE of Scotland's best-known vegetarian and wholefood restaurants is at the centre of a salmonella scare, it emerged last night.
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.
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.
A RECALL of houmous was last night extended to five other UK food chains after salmonella was found in some Marks & Spencer products.
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.
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.
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.
Consumers have lost confidence in Cadbury Schweppes following a salmonella scare at one of its plants.