Food poisoning is responsible for sickening up to 80 million people worldwide each year, and killing approximately one tenth of those infected. Food poisoning happens everywhere, but tends to occur more frequently at picnics, school cafeterias, and large social functions due to undercooked meats or because foods containing mayonnaise are unrefrigerated too long.
Food poisoning sickens almost 80 million people a year worldwide, and nearly one-tenth of those people affected die. It is usually caused by toxic organisms that include bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Whether or not you become sick after eating contaminated food depends on your age, your health, the organism, and the amount of contaminated food