Health Authorities Investigate Salmonella Linked To Celtic Park

NHS Greater Glasgow And Clyde Release Update On Cases

06.10.2014

An investigation is being held by NHS Greater Glasgow And Clyde (NHSGGC) and other authorities in relation to 11 cases of illness which have been linked to Celtic Park in Glasgow.

The organisation has confirmed it is working with Health Protection Scotland, the Food Standards Agency and Glasgow City Council to examine the issue, with the cases being spread across the Glasgow and Clyde, Lanarkshire and Highland areas.

Nine out of the 11 cases have so far been confirmed as salmonella through laboratory testing, with investigations confirming all of those affected ate at Celtic Park on September 21st this year.

NHSGGC has stated that food production processes within the Celtic Park kitchen were found to be appropriate, so attention has turned to external suppliers of ingredients

Dr Gillian Penrice, lead consultant in public health medicine at NHSGGC, said: “I would stress however that this appears to have been an isolated cluster of cases, that there is no ongoing risk to customers and that we are satisfied with the food handling and hygiene at Celtic Park.”