Saturday, November 26, 2011

Lowry hotel, Manchester Poisons at least 80 guests with their Chicken Pate - 25th Nov 2011

A LUXURY five-star hotel is at the centre of a major food poisoning probe after 80 guests fell ill after a fundraising dinner.

Diners at Salford's Lowry Hotel reported fever, dizziness and vomiting after attending an event at what has been dubbed Manchester's most fashionable hotel.

The outbreak is being linked to chicken pate served at a charity dinner and is now being investigated by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) and officers from Salford council.

It is the first incident of its kind at the hotel since it opened 10 years ago. The Lowry, part of the Rocco Forte hotel group, was recently awarded the highest five-star hygiene rating. Read more