Harmful bacteria are the most common cause of food poisoning

Campylobacter is a genus of microaerophilic Gram-negative bacteria. It is frequently found in raw meat, particularly chicken, and thus is a significant cause of food poisoning due to handling raw meat or undercooking it.

Campylobacter is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. The vast majority of cases occur as isolated events, not as part of recognized outbreaks.

To prevent this keep raw meat, especially poultry, separate from other foods.

Symptoms are: diarrhea, cramps, fever, and vomiting; diarrhea may be bloody.

Illness will last 2-10 days

To get rid of this drink plenty of fluids and get rest. If you cannot drink enough fluids to prevent dehydration or if your symptoms are severe, call your doctor.

Certain antibiotics can be used and can shorten the duration of symptoms if given early in the illness.

People talking about the real life effects of campylobacter. It's the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK.


ontamination of the kitchen environment may place consumers at risk.

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