Probe ongoing for ‘food poisoning’ incident

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local health officials and authorities are looking into the alleged food poisoning incident that downed several performers of a church-related event last Sunday, May 23, 2021. Ramil Ayuman, head of the Cebu City…

‘Food poisoning’ incident downs 26 performers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Performers participating in a church-related event here on Sunday, May 23, manifested symptoms of food poisoning. The Archdiocese of Cebu confirmed in a series of messages sent to the press that at least…

Cebu City CDRRMO confirms alleged food poisoning incident at IEC

Futch Anthony Inso, Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 05/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) confirmed to have responded to an alarm involving individuals suffering symptoms of alleged food poisoning. Harold Alcontin, operations chief of CCDRRMO, confirmed this…

City of Naga: Doctor not certain if Sinulog participants’ illness due to food poisoning

Rosalie Abatayo 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The eight young performers in the Sinulog sa Naga, who landed in the hospital on Sunday afternoon, January 26, 2020, due to suspected food poisoning have already been discharged. In a statement issued…

6 youth performers for Sinulog sa Naga downed by suspected food poisoning

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Paul Lauro 01/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Six young persons who were expected to perform for the Sinulog sa Naga on Sunday, January 26, landed in the hospital after they reportedly complained of having symptoms of food poisoning.  The City…

Makilala town quake victims complained of food poisoning

Froilan Gallardo 11/06/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines- Doctors treated some 40 earthquake victims after they complained of abdominal pains and vomiting after eating food donated from good Samaritans Monday night, November 4, 2019. Dr. Alijandrito Descaller, head of the Lanao…

Food poisoning downs 11 high school students from Asturias town

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eleven female students of the Manguiao National High School in Barangay Manguiao, Asturias town in midwestern Cebu were rushed to their town’s infirmary clinic at around 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 5,  after…

VSMMC doctors look at causes other than pufferfish in the food poisoning of 8 family members

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/27/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Casiaos, a family of nine living on the coasts of Pangan-an, an islet-barangay located four kilometers south of Olango Island, survive each day by harvesting seafood such as crabs and fishes from…

Was Olango food poisoning incident due to pufferfish? 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/27/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — An investigation is now being conducted to shed light on how a family of nine from Barangay Pangan-an, an islet-barangay part of Olango Island, ended up in the hospital for food poisoning. Of…

DepEd-7 ruled out food poisoning as culprit behind students’ pain

Futch Anthony Inso 02/12/2018

Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) regional director Juliet Jeruta said on Monday that food poisoning is not the cause of the pain experienced by tens of elementary students last Thursday evening.   A total of…

Muslim students land in hospital due to food poisoning

Futch Anthony Inso 02/08/2018

About 16 Muslim students who attended a convention in Eco-Tech, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City, were brought to hospitals due to food poisoning. Nagiel Bañacia, disaster management risk reduction office chief of Cebu City, the students were delegates…

A bitter lesson for all

Futch Anthony Inso 08/25/2017

THOUGH still in a state of shock and grieving, the wife of a 54-year-old man who died after eating puffer fish in Barangay Liburon, Carcar City, said that she has accepted the fate of her husband, Federito…

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