Jul 04 2019 The party featured singing and speeches, as well as water bottles adorned with Imelda's name and meals in plastic boxes. The family later issued an apology while pledging to help those who had fallen sick and to cooperate with an official investigation. Marcos, the widow of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, was not affected, radio station DWIZ quoted her chief of staff as saying. Primo Valenzuela, of Rizal Medical Center, said it's possible someone preparing or handling the food did not properly wash their hands. The sickened were served food packs that contained a boiled egg, rice and chicken adobo Tuesday.