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Indian Schoolchildren Sickened and Killed by Contaminated Lunch Options
Daemon
Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Indian Schoolchildren Sickened and Killed by Contaminated Lunch

At least 25 schoolchildren in the Indian state of Bihar have died and dozens of others have been hospitalized after consuming a school-provided lunch apparently contaminated with insecticide. India's Mid-Day Meal Scheme is the world's largest school feeding program, providing free meals to 120 million children. Regrettably, it seems the entire incident could have been avoided if the headmistress had simply heeded the cook's warning that something smelled funny about the food. Instead, she demanded that it be served anyway. Once news of the mass poisoning broke, the headmistress fled. It is not yet known whether the contamination was intentional. More...
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Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013 10:45:48 AM
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