Researchers have described the first national outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in the United Kingdom associated with burgers that affected 12 people in 2017.

It was also the first known outbreak in the UK linked to frozen burgers. Four small, local outbreaks occurred in England and Wales between 2009 and 2015 and they were likely due to the consumption of undercooked fresh burgers or cross-contamination outside the home.


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