16 Jul '15, 10am

‘Poisonous’ durian candies test positive for staphylococcus bacteria

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday said the durian candies that downed nearly 2,000 people, including children, tested positive for the bacteria staphylococcus aureus. Maria Lourdes Santiago, acting deputy general director of the FDA, said the symptoms manifested by the patients confirm that the said bacteria was the cause of the poisoning outbreak in the Caraga Region. "We did look for mycotoxin pero negative," she said in a press conference. Health Secretary Janette Garin said the bacteria is commonly found on the skin. "Sa staphylococcus, depende din sa balat ng tao, singit, o baka nagpunta sa banyo tapos na-contaminate. Bottom line, baka nakakalimutan ng tao pero if we are in food production, hygiene is very important dahil nakasalalay sayo ang nagco-consume ng produkto mo," she said. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services , "staphy...

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