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Della Callagher, 46, felt ill after the meal at the Railway Hotel and was taken to the Queen's Hospital in Romford, her husband John told the Evening Standard.
Dr Mike Gill, Medical Director at Queen's Hospital, said:
Ember Inns, which owns the Railway Hotel in Hornchurch in Essex, has said its food was prepared to the highest hygiene standards.
A spokesman told the London Evening Standard:
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has been notified of an outbreak of food poisoning linked to an establishment in Havering. One person has died after being admitted to hospital.
Around 30 people have reported symptoms of gastrointestinal illness after eating at the venue on Christmas Day.
Laboratory testing has confirmed the presence of Clostridium perfringens bacteria in a number of samples submitted by those experiencing symptoms, including the patient who died.