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Delhi: 30 children ill after consuming mid-day meal

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    New Delhi, July 11: Around 30 children of a government school in Delhi's Narela locality fell ill on Wednesday after they consuming mid-day meal, said reports.

    A case has reportedly been registered and the sample of the food has been seized. The sample would be sent for testing.

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    On March 16, over 40 students were admitted to a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Etah due to food poisoning after consuming mid-day meal. The students were of Etah's Kasturba Gandhi School.

    Last year in August, Around fifteen children fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a school in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district. In the same month, nearly 220 children fell ill after consuming the mid-day meal of "poori" and "sabzi" served at four primary schools in Pahla development block of Sitapur district.

    In April last year, Sixty students of a primary school at Chenga in Assam's Barpeta district fell ill after eating their mid-day meal.

    Students falling ill after consuming mid-day meal keeps making headlines on a fairly routine basis, but children at a government school in Faridabad, Haryana, were in for a shock when they found a small snake their food in May 2017.

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