“Nutritious” meal kills child

Rajkot (Gujarat): Meal packets distributed by government staff claimed the life of one child while the other is struggling in hospital. Anganwadi staff distributed door to door food packets of “nutritious” meal in Maliya Miyana town of Rajkot. Saina and Firoz began vomiting after consuming the meal. The two were rushed to hospital from where they were sent to district hospital. While Saina died, the condition of Firoz is reported to be stable.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 May 2013 on page no. 4

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