Food Poisoning

Foodborne illness (also foodborne disease and colloquially referred to as food poisoning) is any illness resulting from the consumption of contaminated food, pathogenic bacteria, viruses, or parasites that contaminate food, as well as chemical or natural toxins such as poisonous mushrooms.Symptoms vary depending on the cause, and are described below in this article. A few broad generalizations can be made, e.g.: The incubation period ranges from hours to days, depending on the cause and on how much was consumed. The incubation period tends to cause sufferers to not associate the symptoms with the item consumed, and so to cause sufferers to attribute the symptoms to stomach flu for example.
Posts about Food Poisoning
  • Can I sue a restaurant for food poisoning?

    … that they handle food according to stringent hygiene standards at all times to safeguard against such cases. However, proving that you suffered food poisoning is a tricky affair. You may need to provide specific evidence or prove that other people suffered the same adverse event at the same establishment. We usually only recommend filing a lawsuit if you…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 37 readers -
  • Restaurant Related Injuries

    … member present trained to deal with a choking emergency? Food poisoning. Is your food fresh, clean, stored properly, and then cooked to the appropriate temperature to kill any bacteria? Have all utensils, surfaces, equipment, and plates been adequately cleaned and sanitized? Cuts and wounds. Have you been warned about sharp or pointy utensils…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 29 readers -
  • What Injury Risks exist for my School-aged Child in Indianapolis?

    … to school, rides a bicycle, carpools with another family, or rides the school bus, accidents may occur. Even though the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that a school bus is the safest mode of transportation to school, thousands of children still suffer injury in school bus-related accidents each year. If a negligent…

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