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Authorities inspect ErgoCha tea house anew, get more samples

Yahoo Tea News - Mon, 2015-04-13 11:24
//       AFTER the Department of Health found that the milk tea that killed two people was not laced with any toxic substance, members of the joint agencies inspected anew on Monday the now shuttered establishment in Manila.   Members of the DOH, Food and Drug Administration and Manila Police's scene of the crime operatives opened the ErgoCha tea house along Bustillos Street in Sampaloc to get ...
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Milk tea sample tests negative for toxic substances

Yahoo Tea News - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:16
MANILA (1st UPDATE) – A sample of the milk tea which caused the deaths of two people in Manila last week tested negative for toxic substances, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday.
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Hats off to Kennedy at Victorian Tea

Yahoo Tea News - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:28
TROY — The second annual Victorian Tea in Troy event was held at Russell Sage College on Sunday. The event is a fundraiser for the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region. The event is the second largest fundraiser for the YWCA GCR, behind the Resourceful Women's Luncheon, which the YWCA GCR will hold Sept. 30. The YWCA GCR, which started in 1883, gives support to homeless single women and homeless ...
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Milk tea shop owner's son allegedly ordered to 'clean' evidence

Yahoo Tea News - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:46
MANILA - Lloyd Abrigo, the son of a teahouse owner tagged in milk tea deaths in Manila, went back to Ergo Cha House and ordered their helper to ''clean'' the evidence after learning that his father died of poisoning on April 9.
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Greenpeace Trying to Hurt Indian Tea Industry, Says Home Ministry

Yahoo Tea News - Sun, 2015-04-12 05:37
The Home Ministry has alleged that Greenpeace is hurting the Indian tea industry, which employs 35 lakh workers and earned $ 644 million from exports last year, by projecting abroad that homegrown lea...
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FDA checking for cyanide in Manila tea shop deaths

Yahoo Tea News - Sat, 2015-04-11 18:40
      The alleged food poisoning incident that left two persons dead and sent another to the hospital after they drank milk tea sold at a small store in Manila prompted health and sanitation officials to work overtime during the weekend, with one probe checking whether the beverage was laced with cyanide.   READ: Milk tea kills 2 in Manila in 3 minutes; police can't say what happened   The ...
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Police to probe milk tea ingredients ‘to avoid outbreak’

Yahoo Tea News - Sat, 2015-04-11 12:54
With or without a complaint from the victims of an alleged food poisoning, police yesterday said that they would still continue with their investigation on the questioned milk tea ingredients to avoid an outbreak from spreading. According to SPO2 Jonathan Bautista, should results from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) show that the Hokkaido-flavored milk tea concocted by ErgoCha Milk Tea ...
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Blueberry tea attracts attention of medical researchers for its potential as diabetes treatment

Yahoo Tea News - Sat, 2015-04-11 12:34
A herbal tea with blueberry as its base has attracted the attention of medical researchers at the Menzies Institute for its potential to reduce insulin dependence in diabetics.
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ErgoCha record spotless prior to milk tea deaths, says sanitation exec

Yahoo Tea News - Sat, 2015-04-11 09:10
The ErgoCha Milk Tea Shop on Bustillos Street in Sampaloc, Manila has no sanitary violation prior to the fatal incident on Thursday.   Milagros Valenzuela, district sanitary officer of Manila, said that ErgoCha has been in existence for six years already, and it was only on Thursday when customer Suzaine Dagohoy and owner William Abrigo had died, that her office has recorded an untoward incident ...
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FDA eyes cyanide in milk tea deaths

Yahoo Tea News - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:40
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is focused on determining whether the milk tea, which left two people dead in Manila, contained cyanide substance. "Right now our tests are focused on cyanide, given how fast the effect of the substance was to the victims," said FDA officer in charge Nick Lutero in a phone interview. "Food poisoning per se usually doesn't have such fast effect on people. If ...
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Milk tea poisoning victim stable, to be checked by toxicologist

Yahoo Tea News - Sat, 2015-04-11 05:58
MANILA - The man whose girlfriend died after drinking milk tea believed to be contaminated with poisonous chemicals remains hospitalized but is in stable condition two days after the incident.
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2 dead from milk tea poisoning

Yahoo Tea News - Sat, 2015-04-11 00:00
The owner of a tea house and one of his customers died last night, while the customer’s boyfriend was hospitalized allegedly after drinking milk tea in Sampaloc, Manila on Thursday. Owner William Abrigo of Ergo Cha Milk Tea House and customer Suzaine Dagohoy were declared dead on arrival at the Ospital ng Sampaloc. Dagohoy’s boyfriend, Arnold Aydalla was reported to be in critical condition. The ...
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The world's best teas brought together in California

Yahoo Tea News - Fri, 2015-04-10 16:10
As with coffee, whose baristas have become as respected as sommeliers, tea is now the addiction of a growing community of consumers spoiled by a multitude of premium varieties. In early May, in California, they will learn all there is to know at a ceremony rewarding the best of the best in tea. 
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2 dead from milk tea poisoning

Yahoo Tea News - Fri, 2015-04-10 16:00
The owner of a tea house and one of his customers died last night, while the customer’s boyfriend was hospitalized allegedly after drinking milk tea in Sampaloc, Manila on Thursday. Owner William Abrigo of Ergo Cha Milk Tea House and customer Suzaine Dagohoy were declared dead on arrival at the Ospital ng Sampaloc. Dagohoy’s boyfriend, Arnold Aydalla was reported to be in critical condition. The ...
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VIDEO | Milk tea kills 2, leaves man in serious condition

Yahoo Tea News - Fri, 2015-04-10 14:24
Milk tea consumed by three people - including the owner of the tea house that served it in Sampaloc, Manila - proved deadly and probers are still checking it out. The tea house owner and a female customer died, and the latter's boyfriend who also took it was in serious condition.
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Milk tea kills 2 in Manila in 3 minutes; police can’t say what happened

Yahoo Tea News - Fri, 2015-04-10 11:40
          "Too fast, too quick and too fatal." And they only sipped milk tea.   Two people are dead after sipping milk tea with a powder flavoring called "Hokkaido" in a Manila eatery. A third victim is recovering and the police are investigating.   Dr. Benjamin Yson, head of the city health department of Manila, said the incident happened "too fast, too quick and too fatal" that the victims ...
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2 dead, 1 critical from milk tea poisoning in Sampaloc

Yahoo Tea News - Fri, 2015-04-10 08:14
Milk tea store owner and one customer died after apparently consuming a contaminated milk tea in Bustillos Street, Sampaloc, Manila. According to a DZMM radio report, partners Suzaine Dagohoy, 28, and Arnold Aydalla, 34, complained to the store owner, William Abrigo, 57, that the Hokkaido milk tea they ordered tasted odd. Abrigo, who also served […]
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2 die after drinking milk tea in Manila

Yahoo Tea News - Fri, 2015-04-10 05:09
Two people died on Thursday after drinking milk tea from a tea house in Sampaloc, Manila, Radyo Inquirer 990AM said.   The report said one of the victims, Suzaine Dagohoy, and her boyfriend Arnold Aydalla complained to the owner of the ErgoCha store that the Hokkaido-flavored milk tea they bought tasted different.   The owner of the tea house, Wiliam Abrigo denied the claim and even tasted the ...
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Satya purveyors provide 244 types of tea

Yahoo Tea News - Thu, 2015-04-09 21:36
Satya Tea owners David Moore and Laura Evans prepare for this weekend’s Halifax Tea Festival to be held at the Halifax Music Co-op on Brunswick Street in Halifax. The pair blend and package 244 tea varieties.
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Tea Tuesdays: How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire

Yahoo Tea News - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:42
When tea met sugar, they formed a power couple that altered the course of history. It was a marriage shaped by fashion, health fads and global economics. And it doomed millions of Africans to slavery.
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