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How do bacteria cause food poisoning?

Uninvited guests. Some bacteria when present in eaten food will result in irritation to the intestinal tract. This irritation then results in abdominal pain, cramping and diarrhea. Read more...
Infection or toxins. Some bacteria produce poisons that stay in the food every after they die. Others cause infections by reproducing in the gut . Read more...

What are the main types of bacteria that cause food poisoning?

Many . Depending on the type of food and preparation, list is too long for here but will list the majors : staph aureas, bacillus cereus, salmonella, vibrio, e coli, campylobacter , listeria. Read more...

Are most bacterias that cause food poisoning orodless colorless and tasteless?

Food poisoning. Many organisms that create food poisoning do so by producing toxins and may not be present in sufficient numbers to alter the taste or appearance of the food. Some, which create disease by direct multiplication in the gut, also do so in numbers that will make their detection nearly impossible. If allowed to progress in growth, changes will occur that may cause you to avoid eating them. Read more...

Does bacteria that causes food poisoning make food look, taste, and smell unpleasant?

Not necessarily. Quite often the food does not look, smell or taste spoilt but still carries agents of food poisoning, including bugs, toxins and chemicals. Read more...

Does eating smaller meals lower risk of food poisoning because you are less likely to consume a large number of bacteria?

NO. Even a small amt of food with the wrong bacterial can cause problems. It is not the quantity of bacterial but the type that cause the problems. Read more...

Can you have antibodies against food poisoning bacteria and so not get sick after eating them?

Unclear question. There are some gastrointestinal diseases to which you form antibodies which may protect you from infection, but the wide assortment of potential causes of "food poisoning" makes it virtually impossible to protect from it at this time. Perhaps in the 22nd century. Read more...