86 people hospitalized after eating bread

84 people were hospitalized after eating bread bought from a local bread shop in Phong Dien district of central province of Thua Thien- Hue yesterday.

Patients are treated in the hsopital (Photo: SGGP)

All of patients said that they had eaten several kinds of bread sold by Anh Thi bakery's in the district. Patients including workers, students, the old and children experienced symptoms of belly pain, fever, vomiting and diarrhea.

Currently, they are all in stable condition.

Deputy Chairman of People’s Committee in the District Nguyen Van Binh said that staffs from the local preventive medicine center and the province’s Department of Food Safety paid a visit to Anh Thi bread shop, toke food samples for tests.

Health inspectors asked the shop to close in seven days for test results. After test results were announced, inspectors will issue fine to the shop.

At the same time leaders in the district gave VND200,000 to each patient.

By Van Thang – translated by Uyen Phuong

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