UK: Concern that consumers are not reporting food poisoning
A Which? survey of 1,000 consumers has revealed that the majority of people who have suffered from food poisoning have failed to report their illness; despite the fact that 80% of respondents believed it was important to do so.Sheila McKechnie, director of the Consumers Association, believes that "food poisoning cases have risen ten-fold over the last two decades." Yet the true extent of the problem seems impossible to gauge at the moment. Magazine editor Helen Parker advised consumers to report any illness, because "the true scale of food poisoning in the UK needs to be identified."
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 16 years of archives.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- Unilever 2016 investor day - the top takeaways
- The key questions for digital strategists in 2017
- Wessanen's move for Spain's Biogran - analysis
- Burger King, Jollibee: foodservice focus, Nov 2016
- Have food promotions reached tipping point?
- General Mills jobs to go in business revamp
- Verlinvest, China Resources invest in Oatly
- B&G acquires pasta sauce group Victoria Fine Foods
- Japan's Nagatanien buys Chaucer Food Group
- Tyson sets up US$150m investment fund