Food Poisoning and Contamination


Everybody at one time or another have had the experience of eating food and some time later becoming sick. This is called food poisoning. The symptoms may include: nauseavomitingstomach painsdiarrhoeafeeling weakfever or chills/sweatingheadache Fig. 3.26: Food poisoning comes from harmful bacteria on food. Food poisoning can be caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, chemicals or poisonous...