Three dead after food poisoning linked to UK hospital sandwiches

09 June, 2019, 20:57 | Author: Sherman Richardson
  • Listeria bacterium

Three people have died in England following listeria infections linked to pre-packed sandwiches.

The third death happened at Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria which causes illness. It can kill in severe cases.

The Good Food Chain company, based in central England, has stopped production while an investigation takes place, the state health agency said.

"Our thoughts are with the families of those patients who have died", Nick Phin, the deputy director at the UK's National Infection Service at Public Health England, said in the statement.

He added that there have been "no associated cases identified outside healthcare organizations", and said the risk to the public was low. The infection is most likely to sicken pregnant women and their newborns, adults aged 65 or older, and people with weakened immune systems.

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Two of the patients who died were being treated at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

That firm subsequently produced a positive test result for the outbreak streak of listeria, and they - along with their distributor - have also ceased production for now.

Dr Colin Sullivan, chief working officer at the Food Standards Agency, talked about: 'Our sympathies are with the households of those patients who bear tragically passed away. "The FSA will continue to investigate how the outbreak occurred and if further steps are required to protect vulnerable groups".

The time between publicity to the organism and the advance of the illness will even be as a lot as 70 days.

On the Gov.uk wesbite, PHE released the followed statement: Public Health England (PHE), The Food Standards Agency (FSA), Public Health Wales (PHW), Food Standards Scotland (FSS), Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and a number of local authorities are now investigating the source of listeria infections linked to pre-packed sandwiches.

Following a product withdrawal, Public Health England (PHE) and Health Protection Scotland (HPS) have written to their respective NHS Trusts and boards to ensure that they are following appropriate food storage and handling protocols and to provide clinical guidance. "However, due to a relatively long incubation period it's possible that there could potentially be some more cases".

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