Exclusive – HKPR District Health Unit Investigating Food Poisoning at Strawberry Dinner

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The Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit is investigating after a number of people became ill at the Lions Club Strawberry Supper in Victoria Park.

The event was held on Friday, June 28, 2024 in Victoria Park as part of the Waterfront Festival festivities.

Manager of Communications with the Health Unit, Ashley Ann Beaulac stated to Today’s Northumberland they are investigating the possibility of food poisoning at the event.

“We are currently investigating an increased number of enteric illnesses from patrons that attended the Lion’s Club Strawberry supper.”

The dinner menu included:

– Potato salad, macaroni salad, coleslaw, cucumber and tomato salad

– Deviled eggs

– Pickles

– Rolls and butter

– Cold meat and hot meatballs

– Delicious Van Dorp Strawberries white cake and whip cream

– Coffee and tea

The investigation is in the early stages, and Beaulac didn’t state the number of people who may have been affected.

“I can however touch base with you when they’ve completed the investigation and have more conclusive information to share.”

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