Food poisoning, or foodborne illness, occurs when pathogens, parasites or toxins contaminate a food source. When the contaminated food is consumed, it can cause illness. Food poisoning is fairly common occurrence. Some estimate that as many as 76 million case of food poisoning occur in the U.S. each year. Most of these cases are mild and are never attributed to a single food source. There are instances of severe food poisonings, however, that can lead to serious illness or even death. If you or a loved one has been the victim of food poisoning, you may have a personal injury or wrongful death case against either the food seller or processor (or both) of the contaminated food.
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