A total of 36 members of Omkar Sai Seva Samiti started vomiting after consuming the sherbet and were rushed to the hospital.
THIRTY-SIX people suffered from food poisoning after consuming “contaminated cold drinks” while celebrating the last day of Ganeshotsav in Meghwadi, Sunday night. DCP Mohan Dahikar, Mumbai police spokesperson, said that on the occasion of Ganpati immersion, one Omkar Sai Seva Samiti in Jogeshwari (East) arranged for sherbet for devotees near Indria Nagar in Meghwadi. A total of 36 members of Omkar Sai Seva Samiti started vomiting after consuming the sherbet and were rushed to the hospital. The Jogeshwari-based Trauma Care Hospital started admitting patients from 10.30 pm Sunday night. According to medical superintendent, Dr Shashikant Wadekar, of the 36 patients admitted since Sunday, currently 20 are lodged in the general ward.
“The admitted patients suffered from nausea and vomiting. Not everyone required antibiotics. We treated them symptomatically and everyone is stable,” Wadekar said. The gastric samples from the victim’s stomach have now been extracted by doctors for forensic tests at Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory. An officer at the police station said they were probing if there was negligence on the part of anyone and an FIR had not been registered.Of those admitted at the hospital, seven are children who reportedly vomited as a result of food poisoning. Of the 13 adults currently recuperating, eight are women.
Source: The Indian Express
In the lead-up to the world-famous Oktoberfest – which celebrates Bavarian tradition, beer and the festival spirit – Munich was already buzzing with activity by the time the doors opened to Drinktec 2022 on 12-16 September. The atmosphere was lively, with approximately 50,000 visitors from 169 countries in attendance.
Unilever has announced CEO Alan Jope’s decision to retire from the company at the end of 2023, after five years at the helm. The announcement comes less than a year after a failed attempt by Unilever to buy GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare business and just months after activist investor Nelson Peltz joined the company’s board.
Lakeland Dairies has announced that Colin Kelly will assume the role of group CEO following the retirement of Michael Hanley at the end of the year. Kelly will take up the position in January 2023, while Hanley will step down in December this year.