Food Poisoning May Hurt for Life

Episodes of food poisoning may have serious long-term consequences -- including kidney failure or mental retardation -- particularly among children, researchers say. A new report that reviews previous data has found that five common foodborne pathogens may increase the risk of serious complications, according to lead author Tanya Roberts, of the Center for Foodborne Illness in Grove City, Pa. "Our report addresses the fact that most foodborne pathogens can cause severe disease in some small...Full Story
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