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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Food Poisoning

Last year
Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs recalled over link to salmonella outbreak
A number of the Irish cases of salmonella have involved young children, all of whom have fully recovered.
All time
Two more British patients die after listeria outbreak linked to pre-packed sandwiches in UK
These two deaths come after three patients died last week.
Five people dead at retirement home in France after reportedly falling ill from eating duck salad
The five individuals are aged between 76 and 95 years old.
Half of Irish people will eat an undercooked burger - but it can cause food poisoning
51% of Irish adults have reported eating undercooked burgers when in restaurants.
People warned to cook meat fully after 50 fall ill in north Dublin salmonella outbreak
At least 16 cases of salmonella have been identified following the outbreak.
Tesco and SuperValu recall Wicklow blue cheeses over listeria fears
The batches of blue cheese have been removed from shelves.
Mandela bodyguard claims the All Blacks were poisoned in 1995
Conspiracy theories surrounding a sudden illness in the squad have swirled for two decades.
Feel like chicken tonight? Don't ruin your weekend by cooking it the wrong way
Here are some helpful tips to avoid getting food poisoning.
Know what Campylobacter is? It makes us sick more often than Salmonella does
Here’s how you can avoid getting sick.
Boil all imported frozen berries, they could contain hepatitis A - FSAI
So far in Ireland, there have been 15 primary cases of hepatitis A linked to the consumption of the frozen fruit.
All Blacks star overcomes food poisoning to help team into Super Rugby final
Hika Elliot lost six pounds in weight and was placed on a drip two day’s before the biggest game of his season.
20 children dead from school meal in India
Officials in Bihar – one of India’s poorest states – introduced a free midday meal scheme as a way to increase school attendance.
7 ways you can destroy this evening's BBQ
Don’t pretend you haven’t thought about having a BBQ this evening.
'World's best restaurant' vows to reimburse 63 poisoned diners
The restaurant in Denmark said the poisoning was caused by the highly contagious stomach bug that was brought in by a staff member.
Number of food safety orders increased 30 per cent in 2012
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said it will continue to take a zero tolerance policy to breaches of food safety legislation in 2013.
Chicken salad floors world champion Wladimir Klitschko
Having been taken ill after an evening meal, Klitschko had to call an ambulance during the night and was put on a drip by an emergency doctor. Should have had the soup.
At least 49 cases of E.coli after outbreak at Belfast restaurant
Northern Ireland’s Public Health Agency says over 200 people may have contracted the bug from Flicks restaurant.
You've been warned: Don't eat the mushrooms growing in the wild
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland says wild mushrooms pose a risk of food poisoning.
KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning
Australian girl Monika Samaan has been left mentally and physically impaired after she fell seriously ill from salmonella poisoning in 2005.
Poll: Do you pay attention to use-by dates on food?
The Food Safety Authority has warned that consumers aren’t paying enough attention to use-by dates. Do they matter to you?
Up to 16 killed by US outbreak of listeria
A batch of contanimated cantaloupes from Colorado has been blamed for 72 infections, and at least 13 deaths.
Sick to his stomach: Niland laments missed opportunity against Djokovic
Irish ace was cruelly forced to retire ill due to a case of food poisoning on the biggest day of his career yestersday.
German shortcomings in focus as E. coli outbreak wanes
Now that the deadly E. coli outbreak ravaging Germany seems to have waned, questions are being asked about the response to the crisis that killed 36 people and left thousands of others seriously ill.
Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts
Authorities in the Netherlands have recalled red beet sprouts as a precautionary measure after discovering a strain of E.coli present in the vegetables. The strain is apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe’s deadly E. coli crisis.
EU ministers to hold crisis talks as search for E. coli source goes on
Agriculture ministers will meet in Luxembourg, as tests show a northern Germany bean sprout farm is not to blame.
"No proof" that vegetables to blame for E.coli outbreak
An EU laboratory in Rome says there’s no reason to suspect that the new outbreak of E.coli has come from vegetables.
Deadly E.coli outbreak caused by new strain, says WHO
The World Health Organisation has said preliminary tests suggest the wave of E.coli infection affecting Europeans has been caused by a new, mutant form of two different E. coli bacteria.
E.coli outbreak 'could last months'
The head of Germany’s public health body has admitted that that “we may never know” the true source of the contamination, which has now claimed 17 lives.
Spain considers action against Germany over cucumber scare
The Spanish agriculture sector has been plunged into turmoil, with €200 million being lost each week and thousands of workers laid off in a country already suffering the highest unemployment rate in the EU.
Death toll from E.coli outbreak rises to 14
European authorities have warned that the situation is likely to worsen, with 14 people dead in Germany and suspected cases of E.coli infection reported in Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK.
Food Safety Authority: E.coli contaminated food not on sale in Ireland
People in Germany have been advised not to eat raw cucumbers following a deadly outbreak of E.coli, however experts have said there is no indication contaminated foods are on sale in Ireland.
Don't mop up your runny egg yolk, says America
There’s a salmonella outbreak – and the advice is not to use your toast to mop up your eggs.
Trapattoni brought to Mater hospital after overnight illness
Il Trap is hospitalised after late-night vomiting. The cause? Dodgy shellfish, apparently.