Three deny serving food unfit for human consumption following food poisoning death of Hornchurch mum
- Credit: Archant
A former restaurant boss and head chef denied serving food unfit for human consumption following the death of a mother-of-one from food poisoning.
Della Callagher, 46, died after eating a Christmas Day lunch at the Railway Hotel, Hornchurch, in 2012.
Thirty-three people fell ill but Ms Callagher was the only one to die after eating the turkey dinner.
Former restaurant owner Ann McSweeney, 40, and former head chef Mehmet Kaya, 37, denied serving food that was unfit for human consumption, at Snaresbrook Crown Court.
The pub’s parent company, Mitchell and Butlers, based in Fleet Street, Birmingham, also denied the charge.
You may also want to watch:
McSweeney and Kaya also denied perverting the course of justice in relation to falsifying records.
McSweeney of Suttons Avenue, Hornchurch, and Kaya of Water Lane, Purfleet, Essex, were both granted bail until October 6 when they will face trial.
- 1 Men sent to prison over death of schoolboy Harvey Tyrrell
- 2 Council cannot 'justify' stronger bollards after fifth crash in 18 months
- 3 Mayoral election 2021: 'Free London' candidate Laurence Fox visits Romford
- 4 Best friends open beauty academy in Romford Shopping Hall
- 5 Bekash restaurant ranked best curry house in Havering on Tripadviser
- 6 Stall holders 'chuffed' as Romford Market reopens
- 7 Fines for Havering landlords who put Dagenham tenants 'in danger'
- 8 Mayoral election 2021: how will candidates improve east London?
- 9 Shopkeepers and customers celebrate as Romford high streets reopen
- 10 Neighbour’s fury as mountain of rubbish piles up outside cottage