This is a picture of what salmonella looks like; it is a rod-shaped organism.
This is a picture of several examples of foods that may contain salmonella.
Diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever, and vomiting are all symptoms of salmonella.

To prevent salmonella, cook foods to proper temperatures, separate foods, always wash your hands, and refrigerate foods properly.

Salmonella is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. The symptoms usually last for a minimum of 4-7 days; however, there have been people to have long term illness from salmonella.

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