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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Vietnam : Tourists hospitalized en masse for food poisoning

From Vietnam Net, excerpt :

" The An Phuoc, Tam Phuc, and Binh Thuan Province general hospitals were inundated in the central coastal province early that morning as the patients checked in with severe stomach aches, diarrhea and vomiting.

The tourists were traveling on a tour organized by Vietmart Company.

On June 9, the tourists ate at a food fair organized by Suoi Cat Company in Suoi Cat Tourist Area. Afterwards, they dined at Dai Duong Restaurant.

At midnight, many of them got serve stomachaches and diarrhea and began vomiting. They then took taxis to the hospital.

Agencies in the province are investigating the causes of the food poisoning.

Nguyen Van Son, general director of Suoi Cat Company, told Thanh Nien newspaper on June 10 that the Food Fair had been inspected by the Department of Food Hygiene and Safety.

The deputy director of the Binh Thuan Province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism also attended the fair that night, Mr. Son added."

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