Cook the mussels, Malaysia: 128 come down with food poisoning after end-of-school party

Three students from the Muar Vocational College were admitted to the hospital here for severe food poising after consuming seafood at its end of school party last Saturday.

Johor Health and Environment, Education and Information committee chairman Datuk Ayub Rahmat said the three were among 128 who came down with food poisoning after consuming seafood at the party.

“The three have been hospitalised but the others were given outpatient treatment and sent back. The initial investigation showed that mussels could have been the cause of the poisoning,’ he said.