The Port of Felixstowe Incident

Discover the chilling event at the Port of Felixstowe where 22-tonnes of cooked chicken were found contaminated with Salmonella Mbandaka.

The Subspecies of Danger

Learn about Salmonella Mbandaka, a deadly subspecies responsible for infectious outbreaks across the globe.

Suspicion at the SCPHA

Explore how suspicions were raised when Salmonella was detected in a previous chicken import from the same factory.

The Decision to Destroy

Understand the gravity of the situation as the 22-tonnes of contaminated chicken are destined for destruction.

Pre-Cooked Chicken and Salmonella

Uncover the UK legislation that requires all pre-cooked chicken to be devoid of Salmonella due to consumer safety concerns.

Salmonella's Origin

Discover how Salmonella bacteria typically reside in animal and human intestines and are shed through faeces.

Human Infections and Health Impacts

Learn about the impact of Salmonella Mbandaka infections, with reported cases across nine countries and one unfortunate fatality in the UK.

The "Likely Vehicles of Infection"

Unravel the findings of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, pointing to ready-to-eat chicken products as the probable source of infection.

The Severity for Vulnerable Populations

Understand how Salmonella Mbandaka can cause mild symptoms for most people but poses a severe risk for the elderly and vulnerable.

Contaminated Water and Food

Highlight the most common routes of Salmonella infection in humans through contaminated water and food.

Archaeological Discovery in November

Learn about the extensive number of Salmonella Mbandaka infections reported in November across Europe and Israel.