13 Aug '15, 11pm

100s sickened: Durian candies positive for E coli in Philippines

100s sickened: Durian candies positive for E coli in Philippines

Laboratory results released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Central Office revealed that various samples taken from two durian manufacturers Wendy’s and Blesse’s, linked as source of durian candies that poisoned hundreds of school children in Caraga Region last month, were tested positive of several bacterial contaminations . Senior Superintendent Aaron Aquino, deputy regional director for operations (DRDO) of Police Regional Office (PRO)-Davao, also Special Inter-Agency Investigation Task Group (SIITG) chief, said that agencies comprising the SIITG will meet this morning, to discuss the appropriate charges that will be filed against the owners of the two durian manufacturers. “We will meet to discuss the possible charges that can be filed against them (owners),” Aquino told reporters in Wednesday’s AFP-PNP press forum held at The Royal Mandaya Hotel (TRMH). The ...

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