Sixteen Hospitalized Due To Food Poisoning


Sixteen employees of a garment factory in the Katunayake Investment Promotion Zone (KEPZ) were admitted to the Negambo Hospital today (March 29) due to suspected food poisoning. A spokesperson for the factory said that the employees had been hospitalized after they fell sick after eating their breakfast.

Five of those admitted are said to be in a critical condition and were transferred to the Seeduwa Hospital.

Police are conducting further investigation into the incident.

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