PRO/AH/EDR> Foodborne illness – China (03): (HL) aflatoxin, fatal

Poisoning — China
Seven people have died after eating contaminated food during a family meal in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, local authorities announced on Sat 10 Oct 2020.
The food poisoning occurred on 5 Oct 2020 when W, a resident in Jidong County, dined with 8 family members at home and had sour noodles, a local food made of fermented corn flour, which had remained frozen for a year.
Police have ruled out homicide by poisoning since no toxic substances were detected from the extracts on