Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

Railway orders enquiry into incident of food poisoning in Tejas express

New Delhi,Oct 16 : Railway has ordered an enquiry into the incident of food poisoning in Tejas express running between Karmali and Mumbai.

The Ministry also served a show cause notice to catering contractor and said strict action will be taken if the contractor is found guilty.

Some of the passengers who were served breakfast complained of nausea and were attended by on board supervisor.

The train was given an out of course halt at Chiplun and passengers were attended by railway doctor.

It said, ambulances were requisitioned and they were admitted to local hospital and are under observation.

As reported by hospital no patient is in serious condition. The general manager IRCTC has proceeded to Chiplun for coordination at the hospital for all arrangements for ensuring their comfort and onward movement.

The kitchen where food was prepared was inspected by area officer Madgaon after the incident and samples were lifted for testing.

(ANI | 2 years ago)