Otago Daily Times

More fall ill from fish

- Health · Public Health · Healthy Living · Wellington, New Zealand · New Zealand · Wellington Region

Auck­land: At least 20 peo­ple have now re­ported symp­toms of food poi­son­ing to health au­thor­i­ties af­ter eat­ing spoiled fish from food de­liv­ery ser­vice Hello Fresh.

An Auck­land Re­gional Public Health Ser­vice spokesman said it had re­ceived about 20 calls from peo­ple who ate the food provided by the meal kit com­pany.

Fur­ther south, the public health unit for the greater Wellington re­gion said it had also re­ceived phone calls from ‘‘con­cerned mem­bers of the public on this mat­ter’’.

Hello Fresh cus­tomers were warned on Tuesday to ditch the fish dish in their packs af­ter the home de­liv­ery ser­vice’s fish sup­plier ad­vised of el­e­vated his­tamine lev­els in the trevally. — The New Zealand Herald

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