Dozens of people who work for a state health agency sickened at a company gathering.

FOX's Lilian Woo reports: 

A less than happy holiday for some people after an annual work party. Epidemiologists for the New Mexico Department of Health are investigating their own agency's holiday luncheon after some 70 employees claim to have experienced gastrointestinal issues after the party.

The health secretary telling staff investigators haven't identified a specific food, but that there is reason to believe there may have been cross contamination of menu items from the catered event. Also that the outbreak was may have been from toxins that can cause food-borne illness.

Lilian Woo, FOX News.

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