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How does food poisoning spread?
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Pulmonology 26 years experience
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Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Hygiene and handling: Any improperly handled or prepared food can put you at risk of food poisoning. Food poisoning can be from bacterial contamination, a viral illness or from a toxin produced by a bacteria that is now in the food. Washing your hands, food and observing good hygiene in the kitchen can help reduce your risk.
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