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Students suffer food poisoning after eating mid-day meals

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Students of two schools in town of suffered suspected poisoning after eating mid-day meals Friday morning, government officials said.

Forty-five students from and Ganesh Vidya Mandir complained of uneasiness after having their mid-day meals.

All of them were discharged and allowed to go home after treatment.

and Drugs Administration (FDA) Vishwajit Rane said a team of FDA officials was sent to the two schools who inspected the kitchens of the two group which supply the mid-day meals.

"Mid-day meals at was supplied by Shri Ram Self Help Group," he said, adding that of 438 students who had had the meals, 38 were affected.

The self help group could not produce the licence from the FDA and was asked to stop operations, the said.

The at was supplied by At this school, seven out of 350 students were affected.

"Several deficiencies were found in the kitchen of this self help group. It was asked to comply with FDA's directions," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 22:55 IST