Xining City Health Bureau issued an early warning notice to remind the public to eat beans

in Xining occurred in succession caused by edible bean mass food poisoning incident, the Xining Municipal Health Bureau released in May 14th 2010 to prevent bean poisoning warning notice, remind the public right of edible beans and vegetables, to prevent poisoning incidents.

bulletin pointed out that the recent occurrence of a few bean poisoning incidents, all occurred in the cafeteria and other collective dining units, involving more people, varying degrees affect the health of the masses. Bean poisoning occurred in May to October, the incubation period of 30 minutes to 5 hours. The reason of bean poisoning is related to the content of the red blood cell agglutinin and the saponin toxin in the bean, which can be destroyed by thorough heating. The main clinical manifestations of nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness, headache and other symptoms, the course of disease is generally 1 days to 2 days.

to prevent poisoning incidents from happening again, Xining City Health Bureau requires all construction sites, schools, kindergartens, enterprises and institutions canteens and catering units to prohibit the procurement of edible beans vegetables; people to eat beans, must be fully heated, thoroughly cooked. The method is quite variable for bean stick by a limp weak color from green to dark green, eat no beany flavor; after eating such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, numbness and other symptoms should immediately heal nearby.