A dead lizard found in food created panic among the 250-odd children of a childcare centre at Ambattur. These children, who were undergoing free tuitions at the centre, are usually served dinner after their classes.
On Tuesday night, they were served “sambar” rice when a lizard was found in the food served to one of the children.
As a precautionary measure, the entire group was taken to a local hospital, where all of them were found to be out of danger.
However, police sources opined that none of them showed any symptoms of food-poisoning.