Food poisoning: Four dead and several others hospitalized after consuming puffer fish

Food poisoning: Four dead and several others hospitalized after consuming puffer fish

- The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is currently investigating the matter

- The Kpando Divisional Police Command has also taken up the matter

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Information available to YEN shows that four persons have lost their lives after consuming fish.

Food poisoning: Four dead and several others hospitalized after consuming puffer fish

The poisonous fish, suspected to be a puffer fish

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About eleven other persons are currently on admission at the Margret Marquart Catholic Hospital.

According to the hospital’s officials, complaints of stomach upset were reported to the hospital about two weeks ago. This was after they had consumed the fish purchased from the market.

A sample of the fish has been sent to the Kpando Divisional Police Command for examination.

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has assured the community that the reports would be duly investigated.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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