This transcript is automatically generated
The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta says approximately 76.
Million Americans get food poisoning every year.
Even though we have one of the safest food supplies in the world food poisoning is caused primarily by improper and -- hygienic handling of food.
Which could breed and spread harmful bacteria.
Many thousands of cases of supposed flu are actually food poisoning demonstrating similar symptoms.
Amounts of bacteria are required to cause sickness virtually every one is susceptible to bacterial food poisoning.
The symptoms of which can range from modest digest of discomfort to death.
Bacteria that cause food poisoning include Salmonella.
Camp -- -- actor and several other pathogens.
Disease causing bacteria are most commonly found in meats sea foods and dairy products.
That we have seen outbreaks of contamination in lettuce.
Melons and other fruits and vegetables as well within a limited number of packaged and prepared foods.
Experts believe the disease causing bacteria can never be fully eradicated from the food chain.
And there is widespread agreement that bacterial food contamination is on the rise representing a major threat to public health.
But what if despite your best efforts you still wind up with food poisoning there are some natural remedies that can help.
If you feel just a bit queasy -- a strong copper to a fresh ginger root T may be sufficient to ward off further discomfort.
You can drink ginger tea as often -- -- like often this alone does the trick.
If you feel that you're getting sicker than a couple of capsules of and -- graphics but Chinese -- may well stop things from progressing further.
About 500 milligrams of -- graphics twice daily can alleviate symptoms.
To halt diarrhea due to food poisoning a few drops of the Amazon -- dragon's blood can help to restore proper intestinal function.
Available as a fluid dragon's blood is widely used in South America for diarrhea.
If you wind up very sick with chills fever and diarrhea then you need to step up the action for sure call your doctor.
Food poisoning can be debilitating and in some cases -- I'm Chris Killen.