Food poisoned patients
recovering in east China
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Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- Forty-three people sickened in a suspected food
poisoning incident left hospitals in Zhejiang Province
Tuesday as their situation improved.
The other 17 patients, who were kept under
medical observation, may leave hospital Wednesday, doctors said, adding
that they were all in a stable condition.
The 70, all employees of the Zhongmao Plastic Industrial Co. Ltd. in Jiaxing
vomiting, limb numbness and other symptoms after lunch Monday.
The ill people ate a kind of braised
pork at lunch, which might be the cause, officials said.
An investigation team comprising
officials from the local disease control and sanitary supervision
authorities were trying to ascertain the cause and people responsible for
Food samples, pork used to cook the
dish, and urine samples of some pigs were being tested. The results would
be announced in two or three days, according to the Jiaxing
Food and Drug Administration.
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