Food Poisoning

Shigellosis

What is shigellosis? There are some types of germs that you definitely don’t want to find in your next meal or glass of water. Add

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Botulism

You wouldn’t think that a can of “hot dog chili sauce” would be particularly dangerous. Unappetizing, maybe, but not dangerous. Yet in the summer of

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E. Coli Infections

In its natural habitat — the digestive tracts of humans and other animals — Escherichia coli is just another bacterium in a sea of mostly

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Listeria

What is listeria? Up to 10 percent of the people in the world have an unwelcome guest in their intestinal tract: a bacteria called Listeria

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Salmonella

In an ideal world, you’d never have to worry about your food becoming contaminated by animal waste. But unfortunately, conditions in factories and on farms

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