Foodborne Diseases

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Svensk definition

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Engelsk definition

Acute illnesses, usually affecting the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, brought on by consuming contaminated food or beverages. Most of these diseases are infectious, caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, or parasites that can be foodborne. Sometimes the diseases are caused by harmful toxins from the microbes or other chemicals present in the food. Especially in the latter case, the condition is often called food poisoning.

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Engelska synonymer

Disease, Foodborne Foodborne Disease Food-borne Diseases Disease, Food-borne Food borne Diseases Food-borne Disease Food-borne Illnesses Food borne Illnesses Foodborne Illnesses Illnesses, Foodborne Food Poisoning Poisoning, Food Food Poisonings