E.coli outbreak in Great Britain

An outbreak of E.coli, resulting in 109 cases in Great Britain (with cases reported in England, Scotland and Wales), is being investigated. Mixed salad leaves are suspected to be the cause of the outbreak.

The South West of England is the most affected area.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Food and Water Contamination.

Advice For Travellers

Observe food and water precautions as well as practicing basic hygiene, and frequent hand washing is recommended.