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Husband dies after last meal of Som Tam brought to him by his wife

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Death Certificate reading "Death by Som Tam"! 

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Not surprised at all. My ex girlfriend studied hotel and catering "management" at http://a-tech.aksorn.ac.th/2014aksorn/. Yet in those 3-4 years she had not learned to wash hands before starting to cook. Once after having stomach problems and feeling sick for several days I found a 3 week old pack of ground pork in the vegetable box of the fridge and tried to start a discussion of bacteria and germs with her.. I could have as well been speaking Greek to her, there was just this normal "yes darling, I understand" smile on her face that the Thais do when they are

- too lazy to think

- too busy updating their social media profiles or watching their favourite soap operas on TV

- too drunk after having too many glasses of lousy "whiskey" diluted with soda

 

Which is often, I would say in 99% of everyday life situations.

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Maybe suicide, couldn't stand any more somtam. 

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On ‎4‎/‎20‎/‎2017 at 3:35 PM, steven100 said:

I would suspect the fish was bad and severe salmonella had developed.

Possibly dirty utensils, and dirty mortar and pestle. 

His stomach had an immediate reaction similar to a poison being taken ....

He would not have had much chance even if they have minor first aid training.

The patient would require a dose of salty water to induce vomiting immediately

I had to laugh when I read this. 

Salmonella, or any food poisoning are not going to produce instant death. Salmonella would take a minimum of 6 hours.  Nope …. That leaves a pre existing condition; heart attack, stroke, or something else. That something else can indeed be some “condiment” added to the Som Tom. Uh oh, oh no. Oh Yes!

TV Johnny detective squad assemble! You have work to do.

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13 minutes ago, LomSak27 said:

I had to laugh when I read this. 

Salmonella, or any food poisoning are not going to produce instant death. Salmonella would take a minimum of 6 hours.  Nope …. That leaves a pre existing condition; heart attack, stroke, or something else. That something else can indeed be some “condiment” added to the Som Tom. Uh oh, oh no. Oh Yes!

TV Johnny detective squad assemble! You have work to do.

Pleased don't spoil the fun of the informed experts.

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