Over 200 workers suffer food poisoning in HCMC’s district 12

Over 200 workers at Shin Dong Company in Le Van Khuong Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 12 are being treated in the district’s hospital as they suffering from food poisoning symptoms.

The hospital received the poisoned workers on July 1. According to the victims, after having dinner with fried eggs, vegetable soup and fried cabbage at the company on the day, many of them developed belly pains, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache; even some of female workers fainted.

The company medical clinic gave first aid and transferred them to the hospital.

Representatives from the company said Sin Dong Company will cover all hospital charges for poisoned workers. Tests will be conducted to verify the cause of the poisoning case.

By Son Hai – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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