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Food Contamination/Poisoning

  • By: Ricardo Mexia M.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Food contamination or poisoning covers any disease of an infectious or toxic nature caused by the consumption of food or water. It includes cases caused by chemical contamination as well as those caused by microbes and their toxins, or any other ...

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