Morning Rounds: How to prevent food poisoning

Posted at 11:05 AM, Jun 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-06 13:05:42-04

MISSOULA – We answer your medical questions every Wednesday on Montana This Morning during our Morning Rounds segment.

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Dr. Kasey Harbine offers up some advice on how you can prevent food poisoning during the June 6 edition of Morning Rounds.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers up more info about food poisoning on their website including the following: 

Food poisoning symptoms may range from mild to severe and may differ depending on the germ you swallowed. The most common symptoms of food poisoning include:

  • Upset stomach

  • Stomach cramps

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Diarrhea

  • Fever

After you consume a contaminated food or drink, it may take hours or days before you develop symptoms.