Symptoms are not always associated with the last food product consumed. Symptoms may appear as early as 30 minutes or as late as several days after consuming contaminated food.

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Headaches can be a symptom of a food-borne Illness!

Food-borne illness can have numerous symptoms. More common symptoms include diarrhea, vomit, stomach cramps and nausea. Food-borne illness can also manifest as a headache, muscle pain, fever, fatigue and weight loss. Death, as previously mentioned, can also be a result of a food-borne illness.

So remember, if you or someone you know experiences food-borne illness, ask yourself “What did I eat in the last 5 days?”