Category: Food Poisoning

Staph Aureus Food Poisoning

Types of Food Poisoning – Staph Aureus

Staph aureus food poisoning occurs when an individual eat foods contaminated by the toxins produced by the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. This bacteria can be found in the air, in dust, in water, in sewage, on sufaces, on humans, and on...

Shigella Food Poisoning

Types of Food Poisoning – Shigella

Shigella food poisoning is an acute infection caused by the shigella bacteria which affects the lining of the intestines. It causes the disease dysentery, and generally occurs in temperate and tropical climates in areas with overcrowding and poor sanitation. Infection...

Salmonella Food Poisoning

Types of Food Poisoning – Salmonella

Salmonella food poisoning, also known as salmonella enterocolitis, is a diarrheal illness caused by the Salmonella bacteria infecting the lining of the small intestine. It is one of the most common intestinal infections in the United States. The illness can...

Mushroom Poisoning

Types of Food Poisoning – Mushroom Poisoning

Mushroom poisoning results from ingesting toxic substances present in mushrooms. The illness can range from mild discomfort to death. Out of the thousands of varieties of mushrooms, nearly 100 are poisonous to humans, with 15 to 20 varieties being lethal...

Listeria

Listeria Lawsuit

Our lawyers are reviewing potential lawsuits for people who were diagnosed with listeriosis, a serious food poisoning illness caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

Fish Poisoning

Types of Food Poisoning – Fish Poisoning

Fish poisoning describes a group of conditions related to the consumption of contaminated fish and seafood. There are three common types of fish poisoning. They include ciguatera poisoning, scombroid poisoning, and various shellfish poisonings. In ciguatera poisoning, a toxin called...

E. coli Food Poisoning Lawsuit

Types of Food Poisoning – E. coli (Escherichia coli bacteria)

E. coli enteritis is caused by the Escherichia coli bacteria invading the intestine and causing an inflammation. The bacteria are found worldwide, living in the intestines of infected humans and animals and transmitted by fecal matter. The bacteria can also...

Cholera Food Poisoning

Types of Food Poisoning – Cholera

Cholera is an acute infection of the small intestine caused by the toxin released by the Vibrio cholerae bacteria. The illness is characterized by massive amounts of watery diarrhea and occurs primarily in conditions of overcrowding and poor sanitation. The...

Campylobacter Food Poisoning

Types of Food Poisoning – Campylobacter

Campylobacter food poisoning is considered one of the many types of traveler’s diarrhea. Caused by Campylobacter jejuni bacteria, this type of food poisoning results in an infection of the small intestine which causes the affected individual to have watery diarrhea...

Types of Food Poisoning – Botulism

Botulism is a serious illness caused by the toxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. The toxin produced is considered the most potent, lethal nerve toxin known to man. The toxin paralyses the nerves that it comes in contact with,...