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300 factory workers ill after food poisoning

2 January 2016 - 119   - 0

Some 300 factory hands took ill after suspected food poisoning following a New Year dinner hosted by their employer at a factory in Balangoda yesterday.

According to hospital officials the victims took ill after a consuming a diner made up of rice and curry which had been supplied from a private caterer.

While some 100 were discharged from the hospital another 200 are undergoing further medical treatment, the officials added.

They said that regional health officials have visited the caterer and removed food samples for testing that will determine the source of poisoning.

The Balangoda Police is also investigating.

 

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