Over 80 tourists suffer food poisoning in Turkey
Posted: June 7th, 2012 - 9:50am
Some 83 tourists were hospitalized Wednesday due to an outbreak of food poisoning in the seaside city of Bodrum, about 790 km south of Turkey's Istanbul.
A provincial health director said that the tourists had been diagnosed with nausea and heavy stomach aches.
Officials from Food, Agriculture and Animal Breeding ministry took samples of the food and drinks that the tourists might have consumed.