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If you’ve ever suffered from food poisoning, you probably remember that absolutely awful feeling where you’d do almost anything to stop the stomach cramps, diarrhoea and vomiting. While we tend to blame the last thing we ate, it could have been something we ate several days ago.

Food poisoning is the common name for the range of illnesses triggered by consuming contaminated food or drink caused by pathogenic (bad) bacteria, viruses and parasites. It is sometimes also called a foodborne illness.

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