India – 22 children taken ill after consuming sweets in Almora

Times of India

ALMORA: As many as 22 children taken ill after they reportedly consumed sweets at a marriage function at Dwarahat in Almora district on Saturday.

The children were taken to a local government hospital, and were discharged shortly after preliminary treatment.

Following the incident, the district administration registered a complaint and sealed the shop from where sweets were procured, while food safety officials collected samples of sweets for lab test.

After a marriage party arrived at Chaura village in Dwarahat, children were served snacks and sweets. Following which they showed symptoms of food poisoning, with many of them complaining of nausea.

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