Illness caused by bacteria or other toxins in food, typically with vomiting and diarrhea.
- Gastroenteritis may be caused by food poisoning, or by infection with a bacteria or virus.
- Most food poisoning is caused by bacteria that multiply rapidly.
- Some types of normal intestinal bacteria can cause food poisoning.
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Syllabification: food poi·son·ing
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