Chennai: Four doctors at MMC fall ill after lunch at canteen

DECCAN CHRONICLE | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jul 30, 2015, 8:18 am IST
Updated Mar 28, 2019, 9:13 am IST
Food safety department officials inspect a private-run canteen in Madras Medical College on Wednesday.  (Photo: DC)
 Food safety department officials inspect a private-run canteen in Madras Medical College on Wednesday. (Photo: DC)
ChennaiFour postgraduate doctors of Madras Medical College were admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital on complaints of food poisoning after their lunch at a private canteen in their college .
 
Food safety department officials on Wednesday inspected the private canteen and picked samples for tests.
 
According to Dr S. Lakshmi Narayanan, designated officer, food safety department, the inspection was carried out on the basis of complaint from the dean of RGGGH.
 
Mr Narayanan said food safety department officers have taken food samples from the canteen and sent it for tests. “We are waiting for the results,” he said, adding that the hygienic condition of the canteen was also not good. 
 
“We are going to submit a report to our commissioner and will taken action based on his recommendation,” he said.
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Location: Tamil Nadu




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