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Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Gov’t suspends school meals in Menoufia after suspected food poisoning

The Education Ministry has suspended government-issued school meals across the Menoufia governorate after 43 students in one school suffered symptoms of food poisoning, Al Masry Al Youm reports. The Health Ministry has retrieved samples of the meals for testing and ensured that all students received medical attention, ministry official Alaa Eid tells Youm7. The government had halted school meals last year after hundreds of school children suffered from food poisoning from the meals, which were produced by the state-owned Al Nasr for Services and Maintenance.

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