Major outbreak of food intoxication in Datong City in northern China

Health authorities have reported a major outbreak of food borne intoxication with more than 200 cases, four of whom are reported in serious condition. People became ill after eating lunch at the Ruizhou Grand Restaurant in Datong City. An investigation to determine the exact cause of the suspected food contamination is underway.

Travellers who ate at this restaurant and who develop nausea and vomiting should consult their physician.

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