What causes foodborne illnesses?

Foodborne illnesses can be caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites, or toxins. Some of the most common types of diseases are Norovirus, Salmonella, and E. coli.  

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1. What is a foodborne illness (FBI)?
2. What causes foodborne illnesses?
3. What are the symptoms of a foodborne illness?
4. What do I do if I think I have a foodborne illness?
5. What is a foodborne disease outbreak?
6. Who is at higher risk for severe illness if exposed to a foodborne illness?
7. How can foodborne illnesses be prevented?