Food poisoning is caused by eating contaminated food that is handled or cooked incorrectly before it reaches your plate.
Food can be contaminated by infectious ‘bugs’ (bacteria, viruses, parasites) at any point of growing, harvesting, processing, manufacturing, storing, shipping or preparing. Cross-contamination happens when these harmful ‘bugs’ are transferred from one surface to another.
Researchers have identified more than 250 foodborne diseases. Most of them are caused by a bacteria, viruses, and parasites. However, harmful toxins and chemicals can also contaminate foods and cause food poisoning.
Recent Interesting Reports
“A Whopper meal yesterday. Reported to corporate number, I only bought Whopper meal fir myself. Very dizzy. Clammy & was scary. Could not walk straight. Stomach upset. Suddenly needed to throw up and alot. Knew it was the meal..afterwards, I felt slightly better. And went to bed. Am. Wry weak... See More”
“Saturday evening Aug 17, 2019 I ate smoked tuna dip, the sampler oyster platter and the salmon meal with a green salad and gumbo. 30 minutes after I left the restaurant my stomach started hurting very bad. I started violently throwing up several times and had diarrhea all night accompanied... See More”
“Vomiting from fish and chips which were rubbery and bland. Listed as vod but fish was obviously something else. Friend is sick from milkshake that was sour. Other friend is sick from salmon that he complained tasted bloody and wasn't cleaned. Water was also metallic/copper tasting/slimy. Glasses were very dirty.... See More”