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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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Food poisoning: suspected cases reach 300

The number of people reporting symptoms of food poisoning following the Street Spice festival in Newcastle has reached 300.

Eight cases of salmonella have been confirmed and tests are still being carried out by environmental health officers. They're working with 13 businesses which ran stalls in Times Square to identify the source.

The outbreak began between February 28th and March 2nd.

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