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  1. Poisoning: student held

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christina Yang A university student in Jiangsu province has been arrested for allegedly poisoning classmates. Three students from China University of Mining and Technology in Xuzhou needed hospital treatment for food poisoning a few days after eating in the university canteen on May 31. They were diagnosed with thallium poisoning, New Express Daily reported. Investigators found ...

  2. Student held for trio's poisoning

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christina Yang A university student in Jiangsu province has been arrested for allegedly poisoning three classmates with the highly toxic metal thallium, a newspaper reported yesterday. Three students from China University of Mining and Technology in Xuzhou, Jiangsu, needed hospital treatment for symptoms of food poisoning a few days after having dinner in the university ...

  3. Poisoner suspected of killing 10 cats at school

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police suspect someone poisoned at least 10 stray cats that were found dead at a primary school in Wong Tai Sin over the past four days. Six were found ... the school. It has been taken to a government laboratory for examination to see whether it contained traces of poison,' he said. 'It is possible the food was mixed with poison, and the stray ...

  4. Student denies drug, poison charges

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A 16-year-old student from La Salle College pleaded not guilty yesterday in Kowloon City Court to one count of possession of a dangerous drug at the school and a count of possession of Part I poison at the school on April 3. The hearing was set down to be heard on August 24. ...

  5. Mass-poisoning fears halt school snacks

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Snacks will no longer be provided to primary and secondary school students in Beijing in an effort to cut the number of mass poisoning cases in the capital, the education commission has announced. In recent years, the municipal government has handed out milk, bread, yoghurt and other snacks during breaks to improve children's diets. But following a spate of mass poisonings ...

  6. Staff detained over school poisoning

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the children's food was deliberately poisoned. The children, aged from six to 11, were among 11 students boarding at a school in Nanyao village and were sent to the Puxian County People's Hospital ... for testing, the Shanxi Business News reported. Last night, Puxian party secretary Yang Zhiping told Xinhua that preliminary investigations had ruled out natural food poisoning as the cause of death, ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Children still being treated Eighteen of 40 children with food poisoning were still receiving treatment in hospital in Harbin, Heilongjiang, a day after falling ill from a school lunch, Xinhua said. Kelly Chan ...

  8. Last year's outbreaks in schools

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dec After eating rice dumplings provided by the school's caterer, 35 students in a Sheung Shui school vomited and felt dizzy. Fourteen were diagnosed as suffering from food poisoning. Feb Ninety-three students and teachers from Hong Kong International School in Repulse Bay contracted noroviral gastroenteritis. Coming from classrooms on the same floor, the sufferers showed ...

  9. Pharmacy schools defend licence rule

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... those in the Watsons and Mannings drugstore chains were registered to receive interns. Students undergo a one-year internship, overseen by the government's Pharmacy and Poisons Board, after three years of training at the schools, You said. The consortium also protested against proposed amendments to the code of practice for authorised sellers of poisons. In particular, ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 28, 2013

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... causing food poisoning. Such an incident would damage a brand's image. However, we should put ourselves in the shoes of the poor. If a little help from the supermarkets can ease the effect ... serious damage to their bodies. The liver, which removes poisons from the blood, is especially at risk. Therefore, early drinking has a profound influence on children's studies and health. ...




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