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Food poisoning is caused by bacteria, viruses or toxins in the food we eat. Learn how to recognise it, and people at greater risk of serious complications.
This festive season, don't give your loved ones food poisoning
With the festive season comes the risk of food poisoning. Follow these tips to stay healthy and safe when entertaining at home.
Barbecuing food safely
Food poisoning cases increase during the barbecue season, so remember these simple steps to help keep your food safe on the ‘barbie’.
Listeria and listeriosis
Listeriosis is a type of food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with Listeria bacteria and can be dangerous for certain people. Find out more here.
Underlying causes of diarrhoea
Diarrhoea has many causes, including both acute and long-term health conditions; bowel disease; viruses, bacteria and parasites; and even medical treatments.
Are you at risk of a staph infection? Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of different kinds of staph infection, and how to prevent and treat it.
Underlying causes of vomiting
There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.
Invasive staph infections
Invasive staphylococchus (staph) infections, although far less common than staph skin infections, are usually more severe. Learn more about the different types here.
Nausea is the feeling you get when you think you will vomit. It's not usually a sign of anything serious, and you can take steps to make yourself feel better.
Learn how to store and prepare your food safely, including information and advice on how to avoid cross-contamination.