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S5W-17653: David Stewart (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 11 July 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the ruling in the case of South Lanarkshire Council v Errington Cheese Ltd, what steps it will take to ensure that the source of the 2016 outbreak of E. coli poisoning is found.

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 27 July 2018

The multi-agency Incident Management Team that was set up to deal with the incident published its report on 29 March 2017. The Incident Management Team concluded that “ the source of the outbreak was consumption of an unpasteurised cows’ milk cheese, Dunsyre Blue ” http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/resourcedocument.aspx?id=5844 .