Salmonella is a bacterium that occurs mainly in the intestine and most of the time it causes food poisoning. Uncooked or raw meat is one of the many causes of salmonella, as are contaminated eggs, cheese, and more foods. The symptoms of Salmonella aren't fun at all. They consist of fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Salmonella is a more serious illness for infants, older adults, and people with chronic diseases. It is fairly simple to keep salmonella from paying you a visit. Cook your food all the way, stay clean, and follow basic food safety rules. This video shares some facts about salmonella and how you can tell if you have it. This video gives some tips on how to avoid and prevent salmonella.