E.coli O157 & Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome

FSA issue food hygiene reminder following NI E.coli O157 outbreak

5th November 2012

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is reminding people of the importance of following good food hygiene practice, and what to do if they go down with food poisoning. This is in light of an extensive on-going outbreak of E.coli O157 linked with Flick’s restaurant in Belfast, which has resulted in 134 confirmed and 165 probable cases. They have particularly emphasised the importance of maintaining good hand and general hygiene to help prevent the spread of infection and the importance of food handlers staying away from work if they have suffered food poisoning illness – in line with the FSA’s 2009 guidance, "Food Handlers: Fitness to Work (Regulatory Guidance and Best Practice Advice for Food Business Operators) 2009:

1 of 46
Next > Last >>

1st February 2024

A recent news article in the Environmental Health News indicates the concerns the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) have over UK food safety being at risk, due to lack of staff. Food safety allocated posts supporte... on
2nd January 2024

On the 29th December 2023 the FSA stated on their website “Chiltern Artisan recalls Chilli Sticks because of contamination with E. Coli. Chiltern Artisan has taken the precautionary step of recalling Chiltern Artisan Chilli Sticks because E. Coli has been fo... on
28th December 2023

Amy Douglas, Incident Director for Gastrointestinal Infections and Food Safety Division at UKHSA, said: "There have been at least 30 confirmed cases of this specific outbreak strain of STEC in the UK." - Link below. ... on
25th December 2023

The recall for Route des Terroirs is recalling Morbier Maison Monts & Terroirs Chalet De Vevy Raw Cows’ Milk Cheese because Shiga toxin-producing E.coli has been found in some batches of this product. This recall was announced today 25/12/2023. ... on
6th December 2023

Information Rights Team ... on
1 of 46
Next > Last >>

Designed by Robert Woods. View our Cookie & Privacy Policy