How long does it actually take to get food poisoning?

Food poisoning occurs when you eat contaminated food, which can result in a whole host of gastrointestinal symptoms."The signs and symptoms are usually abdominal cramps, nausea with or without vomiting and diarrhea," said Dr. John Pandolfino, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Symptoms also include feeling weak and fatigued and having fever and chills.It's not always "exotic" foods that cause food poisoning. Often, it's caused by your food handler, a contaminated kitchen or a contaminated source, like the fields where your food was grown, as we’ve seen in many recent, well-publicized cases of food poisoning. When it comes to determining the source of your food poisoning, it can be tricky to narrow down. But let's look at a few culprits that cause the most common types of food poisoning. Food poisoning cause: Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli Bacteria like Campylobacter, E. coli and salmonella are the most common causes of b…

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