Japan – 14 children in Japan sent to hospital in suspected mass food poisoning

Mainichi

Fourteen members of a children’s club were taken to hospital on Aug. 9 during a visit to a swimming pool in Sammu, Chiba Prefecture, in a suspected case of mass food poisoning.

Chiba Prefectural Police’s Sammu Police Station explained that about 50 children were on the children’s club visit to Hasunuma Water Garden in the city. At least 19 members began to complain that they felt sick about an hour after they ate lunch at around noon. They had eaten rice balls that had been made that morning. The rice balls were apparently not chilled after being made, leading police to suspect food poisoning.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s