March 18, 2009

Food safety


Hong Kong: 19 diners suspected to have food poisoning


Source of Article:

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating three suspected food poisoning cases involving 19 people.


The first two cases involved four men aged 27 to 28 and two women aged 32 and 33 who dined in a Jordan restaurant on March 9 and March 13. They developed symptoms of food poisoning afterwards. Two men and the women sought medical treatment.


In the third case, six men and seven women, aged 18 months to 59 years, developed symptoms after having dinner in a Tsim Sha Tsui restaurant on March 15. Seven of them sought medical treatment.


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