The good news: food poisoning is down in the southern part of the country, but not all food is safe.
Here are some of the basics to know.
What is food poisoning?
Food poisoning is a common and serious illness caused by ingesting too much food or water.
Food poisoning happens when the body does not make enough antibodies to fight infections, so the immune system does not recognise the new pathogen.
The symptoms include: a runny nose, throat or gums, and fever