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Chinese hotel fined after food poisoning


August 19th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) A five-star hotel in China's Hainan province was fined about $97,200 after 141 people was sickened by food poisoning, Global Times said Sunday.The Sanya City Food ... Read more...

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Toxic mushrooms kill seven, poison 50 in China


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Consumption of wild mushrooms in China's Shaanxi province has claimed the lives of least seven people and poisoned more than 50, forcing the country's top ... Read more...

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Iftar party: 2 kids dead, 400 hospitalised with food poisoning


July 31st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Two children died of food poisoning and over 400 people have been hospitalised after consuming food at an Iftar party in West Bengal, an official said ... Read more...

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Tara Reid fine after hospitalisation


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 23 (IANS) Actress Tara Reid, who was hospitalised for acute pancreatitis, insists she's good and healthy now.The 36-year-old fell ill with the sudden inflammation earlier in the ... Read more...

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Food poisoning death puts Kerala eateries on mat (Kerala Newsletter)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) It took the death by food poisoning of a 21-year-old to shake Kerala's health authorities out of their slumber on the lack of basic hygiene in ... Read more...

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Kerala eateries raided after food poisoning death


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Kerala authorities have begun extensive raids across the state after reports that a youth died of suspected food poisoning and a few others fell ill after ... Read more...

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Over 400 suffer food poisoning in Sri Lanka


July 16th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Over 400 people were hospitalized in eastern Sri Lanka Monday after suffering from food poisoning.Police spokesperson Ajith Rohana told Xinhua that the people had attended a ... Read more...

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Food poisoning fells 80 sick in China


July 10th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) More than 80 people in China Monday fell sick after food poisoning, authorities said.The victims reported suffering from diarrhea and chest problems after eating rice noodles ... Read more...

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Clooney, girlfriend suffer food poisoning


July 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) Actor George Clooney and his girlfriend Stacy Keibler suffered from food poisoning after having a bad meal in Italy."Finally had a bad meal in Italy. ... Read more...

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Ukrainians struck down by dodgy salad: Team doctor


June 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An outbreak of illness that laid low ten members of Ukraine's Euro 2012 squad was probably caused by food poisoning from a poor-quality salad, ... Read more...

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Food poisoning kills child, hospitalises 12 in Rajasthan


May 25th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) A three-year-old child died of food poisoning after having breakfast Friday while 12 others from his family were admitted to a hospital here in Rajasthan, police ... Read more...

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Elton John hospitalised for respiratory infection


May 25th, 2012 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Singer Elton John had to be rushed to a hospital here due to a respiratory infection.The "Candle in the wind" singer was rushed to the ... Read more...

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Bihar food poisoning kills nine (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) At least nine labourers died Monday after consuming poisonous 'sattu', a variety of gram flour, in Bihar's Jehanabad district, police said. An inquiry has been ordered ... Read more...

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Food poisoning kills 12 in China


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Over 400 people suffered from food poisoning in China this year, and 12 of them have died, the health ministry said Wednesday.From January to March, the ... Read more...

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Over 50 fall ill at China wedding


May 7th, 2012 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) At least 56 people have been hospitalised for food poisoning after eating at a wedding banquet in China, officials said.The victims suffered from diarrhoea, a day ... Read more...

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Four fall sick after consuming wild mushrooms in Assam


April 27th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 27 (IANS) At least four people fell ill after consuming wild mushrooms at Borhat under Sonari police station in Upper Assam's Sibsagar district Friday.The four ill persons belong ... Read more...

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91 cops ill after having chicken soup in Peru


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 23 (IANS/EFE) As many as 91 police officers were affected by food poisoning at their base in Mazuco, which is in Peru's jungle region of Madre de Dios, ... Read more...

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100 students suffer food poisoning on China campus


April 19th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) About 100 university students in China's Sichuan province required medication for vomiting and diarrhea Wednesday afternoon following a suspected food poisoning incident, Xinhua reported Thursday.Health authorities ... Read more...

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Immunise chicken to fight food-borne illness


March 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) The simple expedient of vaccinating chickens against the bug C. jejuni could cut down the incidence of food poisoning.If C. jejuni contaminated poultry is not prepared ... Read more...

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Food poison scare for Tasmanian cricketers


March 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 7 (IANS) Ahead of the final round of Sheffield Shield games, some of the Tasmanian cricketers were down with food poisoning and had to be put on intravenous ... Read more...

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40 students fall ill in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) As many as 40 students who were undergoing training to be nurses fell sick at a medical college in Rawalpindi, a media report said.The 40 ... Read more...

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70 hospitalised with food poisoning in Chhattisgarh


February 21st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) The condition of over 70 poor people, including 32 women and children, in Chhattisgarh is reported to be stable hours after they were hospitalised for food ... Read more...

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31 Chinese dead from food poisoning


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) At least 31 people in China died due to food poisoning and around 1,900 were affected in the last quarter of 2011, the health ministry said.A ... Read more...

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Shock treatment knocks out E. coli bug


January 12th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Shock treatment can knock out E. coli bugs growing on the surface of heavily contaminated meat, reveals a study. The technique offers a cheap and easy ... Read more...

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Orange juice served in Spanish bars contaminated: Study


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Forty-three percent of orange juice samples in Spain's bars and restaurants were found to have more bugs than acceptable levels, according to a new study.The study, ... Read more...

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Avoid keeping meat in fridge: Pakistani expert


November 13th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) People should avoid keeping meat in refrigerators for over 10 days as such a practice destroys the proteins and affects its hygiene, which could cause food ... Read more...

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Fast test for severe form of food poisoning


November 10th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 10 (IANS) A fast and reliable new test under development could help people avoid a terrible type of food poisoning that comes from eating fish tainted with a ... Read more...

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China to ensure quality food in schools


October 24th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) China will launch nationwide inspection in school canteens to prevent occurrences of food poisoning, Xinhua reported Sunday.The State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) and Ministry of ... Read more...

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Deadly bug may help fight counterfeiting


September 28th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Scientists have used deadly bugs to encrypt a message in a way to render counterfeiting impossible.Researchers at Tufts University in Massachusetts engineered strains of E.coli, associated ... Read more...

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Lizard in midday meal: Goa orders probe


September 13th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) Goa Tuesday ordered an official inquiry after 12 primary school students fell ill after eating a midday meal, which had a dead lizard and an insect ... Read more...

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Djokovic eases through, Li Na exits at US Open (Lead)


August 31st, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic enjoyed a comfortable walk through into the second round of US Open Tuesday as his opponent retired trailing 6-0, 5-1, ... Read more...

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98 Russians fall ill in Turkey after eating food


July 28th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 98 Russian tourists fell ill after having adulterated food at a hotel in Turkey, officials said Wednesday.The tourists have received medical assistance after ... Read more...

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Nitric oxide can ward off deadly infections


July 24th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Nitric oxide acts against Salmonella -- a common food poisoning bug -- by disrupting its metabolism, thereby keeping infection at bay. "Nitric oxide is naturally produced ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams down with food poisoning


July 19th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams apologised to his fans for cancelling a concert in Denmark after he was struck with food poisoning.Posting a photo of him with ... Read more...

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Katy Perry down with food poisoning


July 9th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry, who is currently performing across the US as part of her California Dreams tour, has been infected with food poisoning."I apologise to ... Read more...

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