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Primary School Students Fall Sick After Consuming MDM In Odisha’s Khurda

16 August 2017


Khurda: In a shocking incident, many students of a primary school here were reportedly taken ill after having mid-day meal (MDM) on Wednesday.

As per reports, the untoward incident took place at Deulatangi Model Primary School in the district here.

Some students of the primary school reportedly complained of vomiting and nausea after consuming the food served under the MDM scheme following which the Headmaster and other school staff rushed the affected students to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) here.

It is suspected that eggs of substandard quality served in the MDM might have caused the health disorder.

However, quality test of the eggs used can only ascertain the exact cause, sources said.

While investigation was on, no authorities were available to comment on the unfortunate case.