The Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association is to write to the Government to voice concerns over what it believes was a two-day delay in consulting health professionals. More than 10,000 worried mothers have called telephone hotlines for advice after a possible link between an outbreak of salmonella affecting 12 children and the product Milumil was announced. All packs of Milumil were withdrawn from sale while further tests were carried out.
A Department of Health spokeswoman said: "We made every effort to get information to the public as quickly and efficiently as possible, but we can always learn from experience."Reuse content