11 sick with E. coli O157 linked to meats from UK bakery

Health officials on Tyneside are investigating seven confirmed and four possible cases of E.coli O157 infection in adults from the Gateshead area.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) said
six of those infected bought cooked meats or sandwiches from Myers bakery in Felling.

The owners have agreed to close the bakery pending further investigations.

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