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Food poisoning

Many people have had first-hand experience of how unpleasant food poisoning can be, even for a fit and healthy person. And sometimes food poisoning can cause serious illness. This section tells you more about food poisoning and what to do if you get it.
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If you're over 60, or if you're unwell or pregnant, a closer look in the kitchen could save your life...

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What to do

Spot the symptoms and find out what to do next


Food bugs

Find out how bacteria grow and learn about some of the most common food bugs.