Dozens down with food poisoning - report
Cape Town - Dozens of people have been admitted to a hospital in Cape's Town's Strand area for food poisoning, EWN reports.
Disaster management’s Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said they were not sure how widespread or severe the outbreak was.
“Disaster management has just been alerted that 25 people have been reported for food poisoning,” he said. “We have activated the provincial ambulance services…to the scene to determine the cause.”
EWN said emergency personnel were currently treating the affected people in Lwandle near Strand. Authorities said nearly 100 people were affected by the food poisoning.
It is understood that residents ate food that expired in 2007.
It's claimed that the food was distributed to the area on Saturday night by a local businessman.