Food Poisoning: Over 30 Students Of Pune Institute Hospitalized After Complaining Of Nausea

New Delhi: Several girl students of a training institute in Pune, Maharashtra have been admitted to a hospital and some of them are undergoing treatment at the OPD level, news agency PTI reported.

The incident happened after thirty one girl students of Pune Training Institute were served food items for the Christmas party, after which they complained of severe pain and nausea.

Pune District Civil Surgeon Dr Ashok Nandpurkar told the news agency, “According to the information we have received, the girls had consumed food items made of paneer (Indian cheese) for Christmas. On Monday, some of them developed abdominal pain and nausea. complained about.” PTI.

“A total of 22 girls have been taken to Bhor sub district hospital. Of these, seven are admitted and the rest are undergoing treatment at OPD level. Rest of the students have been taken to Sassoon hospital,” he said.

According to district officials, the condition of all the girl students is stable and they are under the supervision of doctors. The local administration has started investigation and a team has also been sent to collect food and water samples for testing.

The training institute, located near Khed Shivpur on the Mumbai-Bengaluru highway, is a non-profit organization and offers a one-year free course in software programming to girls from low-income families.