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Pig sick! Caterers are fined £200,000 after newlyweds and FIFTY guests get food-poisoning from hog roast riddled with SALMONELLA Phil and Vikki Kemp were holding at Packington Hall, Warwickshire But hours into the day guest began to come down with salmonella poisoning Revealed that a hog roast had not been cooked above 75 degrees Galloping Gourmet Ltd pleaded guilty to safety breaches and were fined £200,000 with £50,000 in extra court costs

By William Cole For Mailonline

Published: 15:20 BST, 19 October 2019 | Updated: 22:50 BST, 19 October 2019

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A newly married couple and 50 guests were struck down with salmonella food poisoning at their luxury reception in Warwickshire.

A pregnant mum and eight-year-old girl were among the 53 guests struck down with food poisoning at the of Phil and Vikki Kemp held at Packington Hall, Warwickshire, on October 20 2017.

The couple were also struck down with salmonella poisoning and were unable to go on their luxury honeymoon to the Dominican Republic after eating an uncooked hog roast.

Catering company Galloping Gourmet Ltd pleaded guilty to two breaches of health and safety at Cannock Magistrates Court yesterday and were fined £200,000 and told to pay court costs of £50,000.

Couple Phil and Vikki Kemp and 50 wedding guests were struck down with salmonella poisoning after eating an uncooked hog roast

Couple Phil and Vikki Kemp and 50 guests were struck down with salmonella poisoning after eating an uncooked hog roast

were unable to go on their luxury honeymoon to the Dominican Republic. 'The wedding had been a really fantastic day and everyone had enjoyed it so much but I couldn't believe it when I started to feel unwell,' said Mr Kemp

were unable to go on their luxury honeymoon to the Dominican Republic. 'The had been a really fantastic day and everyone had enjoyed it so much but I couldn't believe it when I started to feel unwell,' said Mr Kemp

Mr Mark Jackson, prosecuting on behalf of Lichfield District Council, said the environmental health department was contacted by Mrs Kemp two days after her saying guests had been complaining of suffering from gastric illness symptoms including nausea, diarrhoea and abdominal pains.

One man had been hospitalised. 

Investigations traced the cause of salmonella from a hog roast which hadn't been cooked to a temperature beyond 75 degrees which would have killed off salmonella.

When environmental health inspectors visited

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