270 fall ill after having food in China factoryBy IANS
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
BEIJING - A total of 276 people fell ill after having lunch at an automobile manufacturing company in northern China, an official said.
Most of the affected people in the factory in Shanxi province sought medical treatment Wednesday night for food poisoning caused by a dish of hyacinth beans and meat, Xinhua reported.
The patients - all employees of an automobile company in Yuncheng city - showed symptoms of nausea and vomiting, said a spokesman with the city government.