The lasting impact of food poisoning

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Joint problems, ulcerative colitis, kidney failure, and diabetes can follow infection with certain foodborne pathogens.

Ummm… *gulp*

It’s terrifying to think about, but according to an article posted today on Scientific American, it’s possible.

Increasingly, scientists are finding that serious health problems can follow food poisoning. And it’s not just a couple weeks – it’s lifelong, according to the article.

Read the article here.

For the BarfBlog’s Doug Powell’s take (Powell is professor of food safety at Kansas State University),  click here.

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