Faulty Basil?

December 11, 2008

Basil grown in Israel is thought to have caused 32 cases of food poisoning in England and Wales last year. The Health Protection Agency linked the rare Salmonella senftenberg cases to contaminated leaves. More than 3,700 herbs were tested by the agency between May and October 2007.

Last updated: 1:45pm, December 11 2008