17 girls hospitalised for suspected food poisoning

At least 17 girls lodged at a government-run SC/ST hostel here in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh have been hospitalised for suspected food poisoning after eating contaminated food, police said on Wednesday.

67 fall ill after suspected food poisoning in MP

At least 67 people, including 10 children, fell ill after consuming food at a wedding party in Sita Mangal Bhawan here, police said on Monday.

Over 400 devotees take ill after eating 'prasad' in MP

Over 400 people fell ill after consuming the 'prasad' distributed during 'Maha Shivrati' festival at a temple in Chiridi village of the district, health officials said on Wednesday.

Now, e-nose 'sniffs' out spoiled food

Technology can go a long way towards keeping food fresher for longer, but it can also be used to check whether the food has passed its best-by date.

West Bengal: 160 fall sick after having 'prasad' in religious fair

About 160 people were hospitalised with symptoms of food poisoning after consuming 'khichdi' as prasad at a religious fair at Arambagh in Hooghly district.

25 taken ill after consuming food at wedding in Muzaffarnagar

At least 25 people were taken ill due to suspected food poisoning during a wedding feast in Ratanpuri village here.

Republic Day sweets render 35 Odisha students ill

As many as 35 students of an Odisha school had to be hospitalised as they fell ill after eating contaminated sweets on the occasion of 66th Republic Day celebrations.

Your smartphone may harbour disease-causing bacteria
Your smartphone may harbour disease-causing bacteria

Smartphone users, beware! Your phone may be teeming with bacteria, including Staph aureus which is a common cause of skin infections, respiratory disease and food poisoning, scientists say.

Four dead, two hospitalised of suspected food poisoning in Bihar

Four members of a family died, while two others were hospitalised in serious condition during the wee hours of Thursday in a suspected case of food poisoning in Nawada district of Bihar, police said.

40 tourists fall ill in Puri over suspected food poisoning

At least 40 tourists, hailing from West Bengal, fell ill over suspected food poisoning after having meal at an eating joint here, police said on Monday.

51 school kids hospitalised after consuming mid-day meal in Gujarat

At least 51 students of Lolpura primary school in Kanvadi village in Anand district were hospitalised due to food poisoning, after they consumed school mid-day meals on Wednesday, officials said.

250 fall ill after suspected food poisoning in UP

About 250 people were taken ill after consuming food in a pre-wedding function in Ladhvadi village under Kotwali police station area here, police said on Tuesday.

Three dead, 3 hospitalised in Bihar after suspected food poisoning

Three persons died and three others were hospitalised in Aurangabad district Friday due to suspected food poisoning.

Bangalore: 350 children hospitalised for food poisoning, discharged later

Around 350 children of a government-run Urdu Primary School here were hospitalised on Friday for suspected food poisoning after partaking mid-day meal.

Food poisoning leaves 320 people sick in China

At least 320 people in China have been hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning, health officials said Thursday.

Odisha: 88 students taken ill for suspected food poisoning

At least 88 students of a government-run residential school were taken ill for suspected food poisoning in Koraput district, an official said on Wednesday.

Marriage feast leaves 35 ill in Tripura

Thirty-five people were taken ill and admitted to various hospitals after eating at a marriage feast in Tripura Sunday night, an official said Monday.

109 children hospitalised in China due to food poisoning

As many as 109 kindergarten children in south China`s Hainan province were hospitalised for food poisoning, local authorities said today.

Food poisoning sickens 30 in China school

Suspected food poisoning in a primary school in east China`s Shandong province have sickened dozens of students, authorities said early Tuesday.

Children taken ill after eating food at literacy camp

Sixteen children suspected suffered food poisoning after they were served meals during a camp as part of government`s literacy campaign in Palhani block here, prompting authorities to order a probe.