Cambodia – Ministry notes decrease in food poisoning cases

Khmer Times

The Health Ministry on Saturday reminded the public to avoid food poisoning by properly preparing food and avoiding toxic chemicals, noting cases of food poisoning last year decreased when compared to the previous year.

Aing Hoksrun, chief of the ministry’s food safety office, on Saturday said 12 people died and 203 others were hospitalised in 13 cases of food poisoning, a decrease when compared to 2017’s four deaths and 703 hospitalised in 28 cases.

Mr Hoksrun said cases of food poisoning are often caused by viruses and toxic chemicals.

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