Outbreak at celebrity chef's restaurant caused by norovirus
Posted: March 18th, 2009 - 11:08pm
Food safety infosheet highlights:
- The Fat Duck, UK celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal’s top restaurant, has been linked to 400 illnesses.
- Reports suggest that 16 of the celebrity chef’s staff were struck by norovirus.
- Pathogens can be passed on by someone even if they aren’t feeling ill.
- Norovirus can stay viable on surfaces for weeks.
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