Definition of "food-poisoning" []

  • An acute illness typically characterized by gastrointestinal inflammation, vomiting, and diarrhoea, caused by food that is either naturally poisonous or contaminated by pathogenic bacteria (esp Salmonella) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "food-poisoning" in a sentence
  • "The right-wing conspiracy people now can think what was likely a common case of food-poisoning was intentional."
  • "As challenging and at times stressful as a cut to a violinist's hand or a food-poisoning outbreak that incapacitates 25% of the orchestra (that happened in Kentucky, of all places, Dr. Cahill among the victims) can be, the Philharmonic and St. Luke's constitute only part of his practice."
  • "Cargill's Springdale turkey plant was linked to last summer's food-poisoning outbreak caused by an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella."