Thursday, June 6, 2013

HIV Watermelon Rumour (U.A.E.)

Gulf News [UAE]
6 June 2013

People with vested interests make up such stories, official says

    By Binsal Abdul Kader, Staff Reporter

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (Adfca) has asked people not to fall prey to rumours regarding food safety.

The advice came following a rumour that watermelons being imported from an Arab country are injected with HIV that causes AIDS. [...]