Egypt Independent

Food poisoning hits 85 at Red Sea resort



About 85 workers at Imperial Shams resort in Red Sea’s Safaga suffered food poisoning on Saturday following lunch at a staff cafeteria.

They were taken to hospitals in Hurgada and Safaga where they underwent stomach pumping.

A report was filed at Safaga’s police department.

Authorities confiscated the toxic foods and send samples for analysis at health department labs. Investigators plan to interview the victims.

Translated from the Arabic Edition.