No Salmonella threat: KZN MEC for health

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, is denying that there is an outbreak of salmonella in the province. That's after several people have been treated for food poisoning.Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health Dr  Sibongiseni Dhlomo insists the Salmonella outbreak is not a life-threatening stain.

It’s been reported that at least 20 people were hospitalised with suspected salmonella food poisoning after eating at a popular restaurant in Durban this weekend.

READ: Concern over salmonella outbreak in KZN

Officials have urged people to practice proper hygiene and food safety.

The public is also advised to properly cook food.