Q. 53

What is food poisoning? How is food poisoning caused?

Answer :

Microorganisms such bacteria and fungi that grow on our food items sometimes produce toxic substances. These make the food unfit for consumption. Consuming such food can cause a serious illness called food poisoning.

Food hygiene is essential for preventing food poisoning.


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