Food poisoning at Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore

Since mid-March, a total of 183 people developed food poisoning after consuming durian pastries at the Goodwood Park Hotel.

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Advice For Travellers

The consumption of pastries is often a source of gastrointestinal illness in many countries. Travellers can reduce the risk of exposure to the many germs that cause intestinal illness (such as cholera, E.coli, salmonella, and many viruses) by avoiding consumption of contaminated food and water (especially when sold by street vendors) and by practising careful personal hygiene with frequent hand washing.

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