22/06/2012 14:09 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Chef Allegedly Spiked Choc Desserts With Ecstasy Eaten By TODDLERS

Chef allegedly spiked choc desserts with ecstasy - which were then scoffed by TODDLERS PA

A court has heard how two toddlers were rushed to hospital after a chef allegedly spiked chocolate mousses and truffles with the drug Ecstasy.

Neil Iron, 32 - who once served afternoon tea to the Queen - is accused of lacing the chocolate desserts with the drug to 'liven up' a birthday party at the Red Lion pub in Hoxton.

The left-over treats were then eaten by unsuspecting families having lunch at the establishment the next day.

Snaresbrook Crown Court in London heard that an adult party guest reported suffering an 'out of body experience' after attending the original party and eating a truffle.

Iron, a former head chef at The Royal Marsden Hospital in Chelsea said that someone else must have put the drug in the desserts.

He denies three counts of administering poison or a noxious substance with intent, and the trial continues.