To survive, we all need to eat food. Whether that is at home, having a takeaway, or at a restaurant. However you decide to eat your food, if it has been contaminated by some bacteria then you may be very ill with food poisoning, and then you would need to use the compensation experts in Kingswinford to help you to make an injury compensation claim.
Contaminated food is not good, it will make you ill and may mean you want to use the compensation experts in Kingswinford
Food becomes contaminated by bacteria and viruses and sometimes chemicals. Once the food is contaminated, the bacteria will multiply rapidly and the you will become very ill if you eat it.
Food could be contaminated if:
- It has been handled by someone who is ill or who has dirty hands
- It has been cross contaminated with another food
- It has gone past its use by date
- It has been cooked and then kept at a warm temperature for a long time
- The preparation area is dirty
- Fresh foods have not been properly cleaned
- Thawed frozen foods have been refrozen
- It has not been properly cooked
- It has been stored at the wrong temperature
There are some foods that are more susceptible to food poisoning and extra care should be taken with them. Raw meats and dairy products are prime examples, as are things like burgers and sausages.
The affects of food poisoning
Most victims will recover form food poisoning in just a few days but in its worst form it can lead to death. There have been some high profile cases, where water was contaminated leading to lots of people becoming ill and in some cases death occurring.
Making your personal injury compensation claim for food poisoning with the compensation experts in Kingswinford at Accident Advice Helpline
When you are feeling better, contact Accident Advice Helpline to discuss what has happened to you. You should also report the illness to the Foods Agency. They will track the source of the contamination and make sure it is stopped from spreading any further.
We have been helping claimants get the compensation they were entitled to for over 15 years. Among the many thousands we have already helped, numerous of the claims have been because of food poisoning.
Our in-house solicitors are experts in making claims. They will ensure that every aspect of your life that has been affected by your illness or injury will be accounted for; making sure you get the maximum compensation possible for your particular situation.
Our advisers there to give you all the assistance you will need. The number is 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. Call us today, the sooner we know about your problems, the sooner we can start your claim.
Date Published: 16th April 2014
Author: David Brown