Published: Sunday April 5, 2009 MYT 7:09:00 PM

Malaysia: 80 students down with food poisoning

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SUNGAI PETANI: Eighty students of SK Dalam Wang here were down with food poisoning Sunday, believed to have been caused by nasi lemak taken during recess.

Kedah education director Shahidan Abdul Rahman said the students who started vomitting and suffering from diarrhoea at 10.30am were rushed to a nearby clinic before being sent to Sultan Abdul Halim Hospital for futher treatment.

“Only one student was warded while the others were given outpatient treatment and sent home.”

Shahidan said action would be taken against the canteen operator if it was found that the food poisoning was due to lack of hygiene. -- Bernama




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