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64 school students fell sick after consuming mid-day meal in Lucknow

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64 government school students fell sick on Wednesday after consuming mid-day meal at Juggaur village in Lucknow.

The mid-day meals were served by NGO Akshay patra . As soon as the children consumed the meal they began vomiting and complained of loose motions. Ambulances were rushed to the school and the students were sent to the Lohia Hospital, district magistrate Rajshekhar said.

“Doctors have examined most of them and only three students are admitted to the hospital and the rest were given required medication. All were stated to be out of danger and will be discharged soon,” he said.

Food Sample served have been collected for checking .

“It is a matter of serious concern as this is the second case in recent days. We are ensuring the best possible treatment to the students and make sure that inquiry is done properly and action is taken accordingly in this case,” the DM said.

A month ago 50 students fell sick after consuming milk served by the same NGO. The district administrator ordered an inquiry into the matter.