It seems universal. On a regular basis, we hear about or experience ourselves what we often call stomach flu or a stomach virus.
That condition is technically called gastroenteritis which is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines. The major cause of this unpleasant illness is food poisoning. In fact, one in six Americans will contract some form of food poisoning every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [Read more…]