HC Deb 12 February 1990 vol 167 c26W
Mr. Hardy

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many deaths occurred in 1989 which were attributed to food poisoning.

Mr. Freeman

The provisional number of deaths for which food poisoning' was stated as the underlying cause in England and Wales in the first nine months of 1989 was 40.

1International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, codes 003 and 005.