NZ Food poisoning suspects to be named
Rebecca Quilliam writes: A list of foods suspected of causing a painful food poisoning epidemic will be released to the public tomorrow [16th October], following continued questions from the public, the Government says.
The ministry had refused to release the list to the public, but on Monday Foodstuffs confirmed two of its products — Pams Fresh Mesclun Salad Lettuce and Pams Fresh Express Lettuce — were named in one of the ESR reports. Neither of those products were still on the shelves.
Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew said the list was not initially released because it showed no definitive cause for the illness.
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