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When food kills: BSE, E coli and disaster science
  1. Claire E Robertson

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    Edited by T H Pennington. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, £25.00, pp 226. ISBN 0-198-52517-6

    Pennington delivers serious messages in this discursive, thought provoking book by sharing his insight into the failings of food safety (and other) inspectorates. Few have forgotten the hysteria associated with the Escherichia coli 0157 outbreak in central Scotland (linked to Barr’s butchers) or the salmonella in eggs scare when Edwina Currie was Parliamentary Under-Secretary for …

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