food poisoning

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Disorder of digestive system caused from eating food (usually meat) contaminated with certain microorganism (that contain or produce toxins) or poisonous chemicals such as lead and mercury, or that is inherently harmful such as blow fish and poisonous berries and fungi. Its symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, running diarrhea, and vomiting. Some types of food poisoning (such as botulism) can be fatal.

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Your kitchen should always be kept very clean and up to code to ensure that you never give a customer food poisoning.
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The manager unfortunately could not attend the meeting do to a bad case of food poisoning so we had to cancel.
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My friend got sick last night and he told me that the chicken was bad and that it gave him food poisoning.
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