• Nearly 400 people sick from Salmonella in UK; nearly half are children

    6 days ago - By Food Safety

    Almost 400 people have fallen ill with Salmonella since the start of the year in the United Kingdom after eating frozen chicken products.
    The Food Standards Agency and Public Health England are investigating a rise in patients with two strains of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to frozen raw breaded processed chicken products.
    Cases of Salmonella linked to raw breaded chicken products have been identified in previous years, however there has been an increase in 2020.
    There have been 327 people sick in England, 32 in Scotland, 26 in Wales and five in Northern Ireland.
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