370 suffer food poisoning in at 2 Tochigi sports events
Police said Saturday that 370 students, teachers and others suffered food poisoning at two sports events at Nikko and Nasushiobara in Tochigi Prefecture.
According to police, about 200 people were taken to hospital after falling sick during a hockey tournament in Nikko, while 170 got ill at a softball tournament in Nasushiobara, TBS reported.
In all cases, the victims suffered stomach aches and diarrhea, police said, adding that none of the victims had to be hospitalized. Police said the same company supplied boxed lunches to both events.