Eighty-three college students had food poisoning after eating sardine sandwiches from the canteen on Thursday.
Ten of the Maktab Rendah Sains Mara Kuala Berang students were admitted to the Kuala Terengganu hospital and 50 at the hospital here. The others received outpatient treatment.
Form Four student Siti Fatimah Sulaiman, 16, said those affected had eaten

The Press Trust of India reports that Ninety school children and a woman employee of the school were on Thursday admitted to a hospital with food poisoning after consuming sweets distributed by a local Shiv Sena functionary to celebrate birthday of Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray, police said.
Students from Union Public School, located at Khetwadi on Charni road of south Mumbai, started vomiting and complained of abdominal pain after consuming biscuits and chocolates distributed by local Sena leader Ramakant Tawade, police said.

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Some 20 pupils of Sekolah Kebangsaan Tanjung Bungah here were rushed to a nearby clinic after eating tomato rice in their school canteen.
The standard four, five and six pupils began vomitting and complained of stomach ache upon returning to their classes after recess.
They were rushed to the clinic about 11am when their condition worsened.

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North Texas E-News reports that the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has opened an investigation into the possible tampering of food items at Lake Highlands High School. DCHHS investigation team, consisting of epidemiologists, environmental and laboratory personnel, visited Lake Highlands High School to interview staff regarding the incident.
DCHHS Laboratory received samples of

Paul Day of CBS4denver.com (CO) reports that state health officials were trying to figure out how 14 teachers got so sick, school administrators were forced to dismiss class early on Friday.
Faculty members at Trailblazer Elementary School first started experiencing symptoms including diarrhea and vomiting on Thursday night.
“It was sort of freaky because it’s not every day that you hear ‘oh you’re teacher got food poisoning today,’” said Lauren Howery, a fourth grader at the school. “It’s sort of weird and scary.”
A letter was sent home to parents saying that all the sick teachers had previously attended a catered buffet at the school on Wednesday night.

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Shanna Shipman of the Pekin Times reports that local parents and students can breathe – and eat – easier, following assurance from Aramark Food Service that the tortilla shells suspected to have caused illness among District 150 students are not used in other local schools.
Joyce Phillips of Aramark Food Services at Pekin Community High School was on hand at Monday’s District 303 Board meeting to assure the board that recent concerns regarding food safety in Peoria are not directly relevant to Aramark services in Pekin.
An inquiry was made at the meeting by board member Jim Mangan in light of three recent incidents in Peoria and Mason counties resulting in large numbers of local school children becoming ill at school.

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Brock Spencer of WHOI News (IL) reports that Peoria’s District 150 is pulling some food items off its menu for safety reasons.
In the past six weeks, there have been two separate outbreaks with around 120 kids saying they felt ill after lunch.
At each of those lunches, the district schools served tacos.
Now, the

The Peoria Journal Star reports that students at five District 150 middle schools went home sick Wednesday after eating lunch, the second time in a little more than a month children fell ill at district schools after lunch.
Thirty-five students became sick after eating their choice of chicken fajitas or turkey and noodles served with golden corn, assorted fruit, milk and juice, said district spokeswoman Stephanie Tate.
Lincoln Middle School was hit the hardest; 15 students complained of stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhea and/or a fever.

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ChannelOklahoma.com reports that several metro middle school students were sick Friday night after eating food that had been left out since before Christmas.
Cafeteria workers at Western Oaks Middle School, in the Putnam City school district, on Northwest 23rd Street made the mistake, officials said. According to reports, the workers left behind a tray of about 25 burgers inside a warmer.
When school resumed after the holiday break, that food was mixed with fish sandwiches and served to students.
Officials said they took immediate action to get the bad food out of the cafeteria rotation. However, 10 students took at least a bite of old hamburger. Some ate the whole thing.

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