09 March 1999
Eleven still in hospital after E coli outbreak

ELEVEN people are still in hospital after the outbreak of E coli food poisoning linked to a Cumbrian dairy farm.

Three children are in a stable condition undergoing kidney treatment at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Newcastle.

The infection has been traced to a faulty pasteurisation process at Scales Farm, Brigham, near Cockermouth.

  • The Times 09/03/02/99 page 6 (News in Brief)