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April 6, 2011

The following is an archived post

I’ve unfortunately been plagued with food poisoning recently, not once, but twice, due to food eaten in restaurants.  Anyone who has had food poisoning in any form knows just how unpleasant it can be.  I was so affected by these incidents that I was inspired to write (and complain) about it and reinforce ways to prevent it. 

And I want to emphasize that food safety and foodborne illness are NOT to be taken lightly.  As we have seen recently in the news regarding bacterial contamination of ground beef, peanuts and spinach, the everyday activity of eating food can become a life or death situation.

Foodborne illness is sickness caused by consuming foods or beverages contaminated by bacteria, viruses or parasites.  Foodborne illness typically results in abdominal cramps, diarrhea and fever. While many symptoms are mild, foodborne illness can lead to severe medical complications and as we know, is even fatal if left untreated...

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