The EAO 20 people poisoned in a cafe

© RIA Novosti / Alexey Sedentarily. Archival photoThe EAO 20 people poisoned in a cafe© RIA Novosti / Alexey kudenko

Twenty people, including four children, were hospitalized after visiting a café in the village Lenin the Jewish Autonomous region, the Prosecutor’s office began checking, said on Thursday the regional Prosecutor’s office.

«It is established that on October 9, 2018 in the administration of Rospotrebnadzor in the Jewish Autonomous region reported cases of acute intestinal infection after visiting a café in the village of Lenin. According to preliminary data, in the infectious diseases hospital admitted 20 people, including four children, with symptoms of acute intestinal infection. Their condition is estimated by doctors as satisfactory. The victims have the necessary medical care», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the area Prosecutor’s office promptly arranged the inspection on the fact of mass poisoning of people. To the verification by experts of Rospotrebnadzor of the EAO.

At the same time, the investigative Department of the SUCK Russia in the region organized investigation verification.

«Establish all the circumstances of the incident, the causes of poisoning, the observance of sanitary and epidemiological legislation, the procurement and sale of food products,» — said the Prosecutor.