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Food intoxication is the ingestion of toxic compounds in foods, from chemical contamination or preformed by toxigenic microorganisms, by susceptible persons who later became ill.

Food infection is the ingestion of large numbers of viable, pathogenic microorganisms in food by susceptible persons who later became ill. Usually the number is around one million live organisms per gram of food, but

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