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Postmortem examinations completed of minors who died of ‘food poisoning’ in Karachi’s DHA

Samples have been sent to Islamabad and results are expected in a week

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For madrassa students in KP, dinner comes with a side of food poisoning

They rely on ‘wazifas’ or donations to feed themselves and sometimes the food isn’t very fresh

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Dozens taken sick with food poisoning at Dir wedding

By Zahid Jan UPPER DIR: Scores of people, including women and children, took ill owing to suspected food poisoning at a marriage function in Upper Dir on Wednesday. Some of the people, who attended the wedding at Dherai village in Wari town of Upper Dir, consumed meals on Wednesday noon. They started vomiting and experienced…

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UK couple jailed in latest holiday sickness scam

LONDON:A British couple were jailed Friday for making fake holiday sickness claims in a case that authorities hope will the end the “explosion” of fake food poisoning cases. Deborah Briton, 53, and partner Paul Roberts, 43, claimed they and their two children had fallen ill during holidays to Spain’s Majorca in 2015 and 2016. Judge…

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Nearly 100 Indian pupils in hospital after eating school meal

MUMBAI: Nearly 100 Indian schoolchildren were hospitalised with suspected food poisoning Thursday after eating a free midday meal at a government-run school near Mumbai, officials said, adding that 13 were in a critical condition. Most of the children at the rural primary school fell ill after the lunch of rice and pulses. “Ninety-seven have been…

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185 Sweet Homes children taken to hospitals after food poisoning

ISLAMABAD: At least 185 children of Sweet Homes in Islamabad were shifted to state-run hospitals of Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Sunday after suffering from diarrhea and dehydration, SAMAA reported. According to Sweet Homes’ administration, the children started vomiting shortly after taking the breakfast. They were rushed to Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS), Polyclinic and…

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Girl,13, dies after consuming unwholesome burger

Tragedy struck after an allegedly unwholesome chicken burger, bought from a popular local fast food outlet, led to the death of a young girl, 13, in Karachi. Reportedly, Kinza suffered a bout of acute food poisoning after consuming the burger. Late in the night, she was rushed to the emergency room after profuse vomiting, watery stools…

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