Venison E. coli outbreak numbers reach 11 in Scotland

Another person has been diagnosed with E. coli in an outbreak linked with venison, Health Protection Scotland has said.

side-of-venison1-360x360All 11 of those now affected by the same strain of E. coli O157 had consumed venison which was purchased raw and cooked at home before falling ill.

Health watchdogs have linked the outbreak to Dundee firm Highland Game.

None of the 11 patients are in hospital.

A spokeswoman for Highland Game previously said a full inspection of the Dundee premises had been undertaken following the “very rare incident”, and said there was “no substantiated evidence to support the actual source of the outbreak.”

Corporate BS.