CaboodleNews reports three people have died due to complications with relating to a Salmonella infection in Szombathely, in western Hungary.

The National Public Health and Medical Officers Service sent an official report on the events to the Vas County Police yesterday, and the criminal department ordered an investigation to find the responsible party. Based on available data, several people who consumed a meal at a charity kitchen in Szombathely on August 20th developed diarrhea.

The NTSZ suspect that the walnut cake served as a dessert caused the food poisoning. By Wednesday, tests had shown that the symptoms were the result of Salmonella.

By Thursday, the number of people who contracted the disease had risen to 207; 67 needed hospitalization, and several were in a serious condition. Three patients, a man and two women, died.