13 Jul '15, 9am

Salmonella eyed in durian candy poisoning in Surigao del Sur

The Food and Drug Administration in looking into the possibility of microbial contamination in the case of the durian and mangosteen candies that has poisoned nearly 2,000 people, including children, in Surigao del Sur. A report on Balita Pilipinas on Monday said the FDA based this on the symptoms that the victims experienced, which included diarrhea, dizziness, and stomachache. "Microbiological test 'yung una naming tinarget dito... possibility of the microbial contamination, baka may salmonella o E.coli (Escherichia coli)," FDA deputy director Dr. Ma. Lourdes Santiago said in a press briefing. The FDA will release the results of the test on the candies on Wednesday. The Balita Pilipinas report said the other angle the FDA is looking into is the careless preparation of the product. Two manufacturers are currently being investigated by authorities. One of them was ordered ...

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