Tens of employees of Uy Viet Footwear Company in Dong Xuyen Industrial Park in Vung Tau City had to be hospitalized soon after they ate lunch, on November 27.
As many as 54 employees of Uy Viet Footwear Company in Dong Xuyen Industrial Park in the southern city of Vung Tau ate their lunch on November 17 which included beans, mushrooms, carrots, cabbage soup and other vegetarian dishes.
Shortly after having lunch, many of the employees showed symptoms of stomach ache and vomiting. They were then taken to Le Loi Hospital and Vietsopetro Clinic with suspected food poisoning.
The employees are currently in intensive care and showing signs of recovery.
Local authorities and agencies are investigating the cause of the suspected food poisoning.