When can food poisoning kill and what to do to prevent it

A 38-year-old man died about a week after consuming catered food prepared by Spize restaurant in River Valley. Mr Fadli Salleh was one of 81 people who suffered gastroenteritis, allegedly after eating bento boxes from that Spize outlet.
A 38-year-old man died about a week after consuming catered food prepared by Spize restaurant in River Valley. Mr Fadli Salleh was one of 81 people who suffered gastroenteritis, allegedly after eating bento boxes from that Spize outlet.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SINGAPORE - We would all have eaten contaminated food and suffered the consequence at some point in our lives; it is not usually serious.

However, last Wednesday (Nov 14), 38-year-old Fadli Salleh died about a week after consuming catered food prepared by Spize restaurant in River Valley. His lungs and kidneys were said to have been affected and he was in critical condition in an intensive care unit.

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