One Royal Media Services workers is dead as several others have been hospitalised after Christmas suspected food poisoning.
“The Royal Media Services RMS is saddened to confirm a serious case of food poisoning that affected a significant number of staff working over the Christmas shift,” the media organization managing director Wachira Waruru.
Wachira said that the organization in keeping with holiday period working arrangements, engaged a private food catering company to provide meals for staff working during the Christmas shift.
After that, he said that on Boxing Day December 26 2022, some of the staff complained of severe stomach pains after consuming meals served within the premises of the company.
“We are deeply shocked and saddened to inform the public that one staff member has unfortunately succumbed to the illness attributed to the suspected food poisoning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of our deceased staff member during this difficult time,” said Waruru.
He added that several staffers have also been hospitalized for the suspected poisoning.
“RMS is providing all the necessary support to the affected staff and suspected food poisoning incident is currently under investigation,” said Waruru.