Edwina Curry: Salmonella crisis timeline

Edwina Curry and eggs will forever be linked in people’s minds, despite the salmonella crisis taking place 25 years ago.

As the then junior health minister, her comments on salmonella triggered a crisis in the egg market.

In her later media career, TV appearances from Wife Swap to Strictly Come Dancing have given her celebrity status, however, poultry producers are unlikely to remember her so fondly.

See the timeline below to see how the salmonella crisis unfolded.

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