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Dozens become sick at NAACP gala at Redwood City Sofitel

Melanie Wong | Oct 29, 201412:06 AM     11

"More than 300 people, including former San Francisco Mayor and keynote speaker Willie Brown, attended the banquet at the grand ballroom of the Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel in Redwood City, Holland said. He didn't know if Brown had fallen ill.

Several people became sick after eating a dinner that included salmon and salad, Holland said. By 10:30 p.m. attendees were throwing up in the hotel lobby, while more than 20 firefighters and paramedics tended to them."

Dozens become sick at NAACP annual gala

Public health officials are investigating a possible case of food poisoning at an NAACP event in Redwood City hotel that left over 50 people with terrible...

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