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39 Chinese workers in Cavite hospitalized for 'food poisoning'

Sep 26, 2019 - 7:10 PM

Police say the Chinese workers reportedly complained of 'abdominal pain' after they ate at the 'in-house canteen' of the company where they worked

Marcos loyalist from Leyte only wanted to see Imelda

Jul 03, 2019 - 7:33 PM

63-year-old Luzviminda Lilio is rushed to the hospital after massive food poisoning during former first lady Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday celebration

MARCOS LOYALIST. Luzviminda Lilio, 63, travelled from her home province of Leyte to attend former first lady Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday. Rappler Screenshot

Food poisoning at Imelda Marcos' party likely due to poor handling – DOH

Jul 03, 2019 - 6:06 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Suspect cases strongly point out to a toxin causing it,' derived from staph bacteria, says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III

RESCUE TEAMS. Rescue vehicles wait outside the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City to bring food poisoning victims to nearby hospitals on July 3, 2019. The victims attended the birthday celebration of former first lady Imelda Marcos. Photo by Jire Carreon

Supporters suffer from food poisoning at Imelda Marcos' birthday party

Jul 03, 2019 - 1:43 PM

(5th UPDATE) Senator Imee Marcos says their family did not organize the party for the former first lady

FOOD POISONING VICTIM. Hundreds of people  suffered from food poisoning after attending the party for Imelda Marcos in Pasig City on July 3, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Athletes who got food poisoning in Davao 'ate leftovers'

Feb 18, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio recommends a probe to determine who should be held liable for the incident

Dozens of students hit by suspected food poisoning in Davao City

Feb 17, 2018 - 11:43 PM

The students are delegates to the region's annual athletic event, also known as the Davao Regional Athletes Association Meet

16 Malaysian athletes hit by food poisoning at SEA Games

Aug 24, 2017 - 2:54 PM

One athlete goes to the hospital while the others are resting at their hotel says Low Beng Choo secretary of the Games sports and technical committee

Turkey detains catering boss after mass army food poisoning

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:49 PM

Not including the catering boss whose name was not disclosed 40 people are detained over the food poisoning and their cases are now being heard in court

2 inmates die as diarrhea hits Bilibid

Jun 01, 2017 - 5:53 PM

The diarrhea cases stem from suspected food poisoning that hits Bilibid over the weekend

File photo of the New Bilibid Prison

Free soup puts 350 in Myanmar hospital with food poisoning

Mar 24, 2017 - 5:06 PM

Hundreds of villagers from Eain Ta Lone west of Yangon fall ill after eating fish stew served at a Buddhist ceremony to celebrate the ordination of local novices

Food poisoning downs 31 pupils in Negros Occidental

Nov 29, 2016 - 10:15 PM

The students aged 12 years old and below ate hotdogs during an event at the Talisay City public plaza

Nearly 100 Indian pupils in hospital after eating school meal

Feb 26, 2016 - 12:29 AM

Hospital officials say 247 students were initially brought for treatment late afternoon after they complained of nausea and started vomiting The ill students are aged between 6 and 14

Makati suspends operations of school canteen after ‘food poisoning’

Jan 15, 2016 - 5:44 PM

Health Secretary Janette Garin also says school administrators must ensure food safety in schools

PROBE ONGOING. Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña promises a thorough investigation of the "food poisoning" incident in a public elementary school on January 14.

126 students suffer from 'food poisoning' in Makati

Jan 14, 2016 - 3:53 PM

4th UPDATE Most of the students who experienced dizziness and stomach pains after ingesting snacks bought from the school canteen have been discharged from the hospital

FOOD POISONING. The Makati city government reports at least a hundred cases of "food poisoning" on January 14.

Hundreds hospitalized in Vietnam mass food poisoning

Dec 29, 2015 - 5:35 PM

Most of them suffer from dizziness stomach pain and headaches after eating a lunch of rice fish meat vegetables and yoghurt in the factory canteen

Hundreds of students in hospitals over 'food poisoning' in Laguna

Jul 24, 2015 - 3:11 PM

5th UPDATE Calamba Mayor Justin Chipeco says charges have already been filed against the people responsible for bringing the food to the school

'Poisoned' durian candy contaminated with bacteria – DOH

Jul 16, 2015 - 5:56 PM

Wendy s Durian Candy tests positive for staphylococcus bacteria One of the victims is still in the hospital but will be discharged soon

CANDYMAKER. Wendy's Durian Candy manufacturer Janet Aquino holds up the product tag of their durian candy. File photo by Editha Caduaya/Rappler

8 students rushed to QC hospital after eating macapuno candy

Jul 16, 2015 - 5:05 PM

The incident comes a week after 2 000 people fell ill in the Caraga region after eating poisoned durian candies

Photo from Facebook page of Quirino Memorial Medical Center

Quiboloy church to help members who sold toxic fruit candies

Jul 13, 2015 - 9:13 PM

UPDATED Quiboloy s legal counsel confirms that the ambulant vendors who were arrested in Surigao del Sur are member of their congregation

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Recto: We need food safety response teams

Jul 13, 2015 - 6:15 PM

The team will be composed of scientists and doctors who can be rapidly deployed to places hit by food poisoning outbreaks the senator says

Number of people sick from Davao candies jumps to 2,000

Jul 13, 2015 - 2:31 PM

UPDATED The Food and Drug Administration is investigating two facilities in Davao City that may have manufactured or mishandled the durian candies

Durian candymaker should face sanctions – Agusan del Sur official

Jul 12, 2015 - 1:47 PM

The maker of Wendy s Durian Candy should be sanctioned for selling products without the approval of the Food and Drug Administration says the Agusan del Sur vice governor

CANDYMAKER. Wendy's Durian Candy manufacturer Janet Aquino holds up the product tag of their durian candy. Photo by Editha Caduaya/Rappler

Acting Davao mayor orders probe into durian candy poisoning

Jul 11, 2015 - 12:29 AM

Duterte asks the City Health Office to deploy sanitary inspectors to areas in the city that produce durian candies to determine the cause of the poisoning

'DURIAN CANDY' POISONING. The alleged Durian candy that poisoned hundreds of people in Surigao del Sur towns. Photo by Jude Ramos/Cortes DRRMO

‘Durian candy’ poisons hundreds in 6 Surigao del Sur towns

Jul 10, 2015 - 12:45 PM

Victims mostly elementary school students from the towns of Lianga San Agustin Tago and Marihatag and Tandag City suffer from vomiting and dizziness after eating durian candy

People rush their loved ones to the Cagwait rural health unit due to food poisoning caused by durian candy. Photo by Joelito Tidalgo.

Manila urged to stop street sale of poisonous substances

Jun 27, 2015 - 2:03 PM

Chlorine and oxalic acid in granular form are repacked without proper labeling and sold by street vendors in Ilaya Sta Elena and Tabora for at least P20

'POLICE STREET VENDORS.' Street vendors in Manila use bicycle with side car as rolling stores. File photo by Mark Z. Saludes

'Loose Stools' at SEA Games sparks food poisoning investigation

Jun 11, 2015 - 7:59 PM

SEA Games organizers launched an investigation into feared food poisoning after a bout of loose stools struck several athletes in the cycling competition

39 pupils, teacher in Negros Occidental food-poisoned

Jun 10, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The municipal health office of Cauayan Negros Occidental finds oxalic in bichockoy a local delicacy that the students bought from a vendor

Preventing food contamination: 5 ways to ensure food safety

Apr 16, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Food contamination puts a lot of people at risk but it can be prevented by knowledge about proper food handling

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Apr 13, 2015 - 8:21 PM

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Poisoned beer kills at least 56 in Mozambique

Jan 12, 2015 - 10:34 AM

All the victims participated in a funeral Friday January 9 during which they apparently drank a traditional beer made from millet bran

20 children dead from school meal in India - official

Jul 17, 2013 - 12:47 PM

UPDATE Twenty children have died and more are sick after eating a free meal at a primary school in eastern India

DOH to probe food poisoning of Ateneo de Davao students

Jul 30, 2012 - 2:54 PM

If laboratory tests prove the food they served to over 100 student leaders was contaminated the caterer will be held responsible

Food poisoning hits 100 Davao students

Jul 30, 2012 - 4:02 AM

What was supposed to be a gathering of student leaders was disrupted by food poisoning