§ Mrs. Gorman
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of food poisoning outbreaks has been traced back to eggs in the current year.
§ Mr. Dorrell
In the first 39 weeks of 1990, 616 outbreaks of salmonellosis were reported to the PHLS communicable disease surveillance centre. Of the 71 in which a vehicle was specified, 33 or 46 per cent. included egg or egg products.