Students in Philippines food poisoning incident released from hospital

Some of the students downed by a food poisoning incident in Calamba, Laguna on Friday have been discharged from the hospital, “News TV Live” reported Saturday.

cupckakesAt least 400 pupils from Real Elementary School on Friday fell ill after eating cupcakes and ice candy served after a story-telling activity.

The event was organized by the Haribon Foundation and sponsored by AMS Electronic Corporation, which also provided the food given to the students.

After eating the snacks, the victims experienced dizziness, stomach ache, and were vomiting.

Samples of the cupcakes and ice candy have already been sent to the Food and Drug Administration for toxicology testing.