Death by a Posions

By Paul Minor

About Food Poisoning

The two most common causes of food poisoning are bacteria and viruses. The symptoms of both of these vary. The CDC says "each year about 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases." This is a lot of people who get this sickness. That means roughly about 30,000 people died from and about 1,280,000 are hospitalized every 10 years.

Preventing Food Poisoning

From the website of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007441.htm it says "Carefully wash your hands before cooking or cleaning. Always wash them again after touching raw meat. Clean all utensils that were used while cooking and the last thing is to Cook all foods at the recommend time." If you do all this, you will prevent food poisoning.