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Street Spice festival sickness

Scores of people have reported symptoms of food poisoning following the Street Spice festival that took place in Newcastle last week.

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250 people report symptoms following salmonella outbreak

Around 250 people have reported symptoms such as diarrhoea and stomach cramps, after attending a food festival in Newcastle.

Eight cases of salmonella have been confirmed following the Street Spice event. It took place between 28 February and 2 March.

Investigations are continuing and the results of more tests are expected next week.

One of the event organisers told Helen Ford he is heartbroken and says hygiene was a top priority. Bob Arora believes his team had 'ticked all the boxes'.

Watch Helen's full report here:

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