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UK agencies investigate E coli outbreak linked to “nationally distributed food item”

BMJ 2024; 385 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.q1255 (Published 06 June 2024) Cite this as: BMJ 2024;385:q1255
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

Public health and food standard agencies around the UK are investigating an increase in cases of Shiga toxin producing E coli (STEC) that are believed to be linked to a food item, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said.

The agency has reported 113 confirmed cases associated with this outbreak from …

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