Somewhere between 80 and 90 percent of food-poisoning cases come from food prepared and eaten at home.
But air-poisoning kills a hundred where food-poisoning kills one.
food poisoning n.
Bacterial food poisoning.
Poisoning caused by ingesting substances, such as certain mushrooms, that contain natural toxins.
|food poisoning |
An acute gastrointestinal disorder characterized by vomiting and diarrhea, caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria, usually of the genus Salmonella or the genus Staphylococcus, which produces a toxin.