UK – Reading Festival: Investigation into food poisoning outbreak


An outbreak of food poisoning, after a number of festival-goers fell ill at Reading Festival, is being scrutinized.

Reading Borough Council said it was investigating following reports “relating to suspected food poisoning” at the festival.

Posting on the Reading Festival Community Facebook group, several festival-goers said they were suddenly struck down over the weekend with symptoms including diarrhoea, vomiting, stomach aches and a fever.

Some said they were forced to leave the festival as they were so unwell.

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