Printer Friendly

Six struck down by new E.coli outbreak.

AT least six people were hit by a new outbreak of the E.coli food bug and two more are suspected victims, health chiefs revealed yesterday.

All those affected - aged 14 to 91 - have recovered. But experts fear further cases could still emerge and people in the area have been warned meat in fridges and freezers may not be safe.

The victims are believed to have eaten contaminated meat from a butcher's shop in Winchelsea, East Sussex. Owner James Wickens said he would only reopen after a refit. It is believed the meat may have been affected before it was delivered to Mr Wickens.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1999 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jun 11, 1999
Previous Article:Matthew Wright's Column: MEL'S 2 BECOME BIGGER; Believe it or not.. the Spice who loves showing off her chest has had a boob job.
Next Article:PC 'butted guest' at top school party.

Related Articles
Fear for child as 12 more are hit by bug.
Cop tells of lunch that led to an op.
Food bug strikes six more.
Butcher No 4 closes in E Coli scare.
Pay-day soon for E Coli victims.
DUMB AND DUMBER; Health chief kept silent on crisis.
E Coli-hit ground gets the all-clear.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters