Salmonella, the name of a group of bacteria is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. Usually symptoms last 4-7 days and most people get better without treatment. The sources of Salmonella is Contaminated eggs, poultry, meat, unpasteurized milk or juice, cheese, contaminated raw fruits and vegetables, spices, and nuts. Salmonella can cause more serious damage to older adults,infants,and people with chronic illnesses.Salmonella can cause more serious illness in older adults, infants, and persons with chronic diseases. Salmonella is killed by cooking and pasteurization.