Ham from independent butchers’ shops is suspected to be the cause of a salmonella outbreak which has now affected more than 50 people.
Investigators say the outbreak, which began in Gwynedd and Conwy, may be linked to cooked ham supplied to small independent butchers in the area.
Fifty-one people, ranging in age from seven months to 87, have now contracted the stomach bug which was originally detected in August and has now spread to England.
Public Health Wales yesterday said one new case in Wales has been identified, meaning there are 21 laboratory confirmed cases and two probable cases in Wales. Nine people have required hospital treatment and there are 30 laboratory confirmed cases in England. Read full article from here.