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DDC advises people to watch what they eat this summer


The Department of Disease Control of Thailand (DDC) is advising people to be careful with what they eat this summer to avoid food poisoning and diarrhoea.

 

The Meteorological Department said Thailand has officially entered the summer season since Saturday, with temperatures averaging at 35 degrees Celsius in most areas.

 

DDC director-general Dr Opas Karnkawinpong said people should avoid certain foods to avoid food poisoning.

 

According to DDC, 1.342 million, 1.189 million and 915,289 food poisoning and diarrhoea cases were reported during summer in 2018, 2019 and 2020 respectively.

 

DDC has advised people to avoid the following dishes:

DDC advises people to watch what they eat this summer

Opas said diners must ensure the food they are served is hot and clean, adding that ice cubes are also carriers of germs.

Published : March 04, 2021

By : THE NATION