Bob Gardinier of the Times Union (NY) reports that eight conventioneers at a town hotel were rushed to area hospitals late Tuesday after they came down with apparent cases of food poisoning.
Town police and emergency medical service personnel responded to a call at about 9 p.m. at the Comfort Inn Airport & Conference Center, 20 Airport Park Blvd., where several customers were suffering from nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, said Chris Kostyun, shift coordinator for the town’s Emergency Medical Services.
Those who fell ill were at the hotel for an insurance conference, officials said.Continue Reading Bad food suspected after 8 are stricken

HotelChatter reports that Chicago’s Drake Hotel suffered some bad press recently, when 150 people became ill after eating at the hotel’s restaurant. Now one of them is suing.
The woman, whose name was not disclosed (maybe she doesn’t want it associated with vomit and diarrhea?) is charging Hilton Hotels, Drake’s parent company, with negligence in

Enquirer staff writer Jane Prendergast reports that health department investigators are still trying to figure out what made as many as 300 people sick after eating at downtown Cincinnati’s Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel.
Of about 1,500 people who ate at the hotel between Nov. 29 and Dec.
3, an estimated 200 to 300 were hit with vomiting, diarrhea and other stomach problems, Dr. Larry Holditch, medical director for the Cincinnati Health Department, said today.Continue Reading Health officials chasing hotel illness cause

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a food poisoning case involving 11 people who ate at a buffet in a Happy Valley hotel on October 27. The nine men and two women aged 18 to 45 developed diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea, fever and vomiting after eating there.
Six sought medical treatment from private doctors

Several people have been hospitalised after eating beef from Mascot Hotel owned by the government. Many top officials who took part in the lunch organised by a public sector had to bear this.
It has been reported that the beef was imported from Denmark. Even though chief minister and public works minister attended the function,

The Clay County Health Department said Wednesday that the number of people who became sick at a hotel is greater than they first thought, KMBC’s Peggy Breit reported.
At least 19 people went to a Liberty hospital with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain late Monday night and Tuesday morning. Most of those who went to a hospital were members of William Jewell’s cheerleading and dance squad. They were taking part in the Spirit Team Leadership Meeting at The Elms Resort in Excelsior Springs.Continue Reading More victims of illness at hotel come forward: Elms’ kitchen tested for food poisoning

The Kansas City Star reports that the number of people who felt ill after visiting an Excelsior Springs hotel early this week has risen to 73, but preliminary tests do not indicate food-borne illness.
The samples that have been tested so far showed no salmonella, shigella, campylobacter or E. coli, Gary Zaborac, director of the