How many times per year do you get food poisoning?

Synopsys jtg338
Jan 4 19 Comments

I'm trying to see if I'm above or below average and if I need to change my life style.

Please also share any theory on why/where you are getting bad food.

I'm pretty sure I'm getting it from eating out randomly, even at reputable restaurants. Got poisoned from a boba drink once.



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TOP 19 Comments
  • Microsoft / Eng

    Microsoft Eng

    About once a decade, what the hell are you eating?
    Jan 4 0
  • GoodRx BobAxelrod
    An upset stomach isn't food poisoning... To answer your poll, I average once every 18-24 months. Multiple times a year is uh alamring.
    Jan 4 0
  • 8 times christ lmao. i only got it once ever from mcdonald’s
    Jan 4 0
  • Oath / Mgmt Atinlay
    You must not be washing your hands or something!
    Jan 4 3
  • Ericsson / Eng FriedFish1
    Got food poisoning from a sketchy Vietnamese restaurant. I instantly knew something was up a couple hours after as it felt like the food was sitting in my chest. Not fun.

    In regards to you getting sick from boba. You could have just picked up norovirus (people call this the stomach flu) and after x amount of hours it kicked in. If you’re sick right now, I hope you feel better!
    Jan 4 2
    • Synopsys jtg338
      Boba was awhile back and it got me within 30 min. Hope it's not Nono virus!
      Jan 4
    • VMware BobbleHat
      Prob spoiled milk or lactose intolerance
      Jan 5
  • Adobe / Data CSpc08
    Is it food poisoning or just that your body is not able digest some kinds of foods?
    Jan 4 1
    • Synopsys jtg338
      Positive it's food poisoning because I eat everything except the dirtiest street food in Asia/India/Africa
      Jan 4
  • VMware BobbleHat
    Stop eating raw chicken
    Jan 5 0
  • fiVn5$!Br
    I got food poisoning from In N Out once. Neopolitan shake in Vegas. Felt the effects within an hour. Don’t get the shake there!
    Jan 5 0
  • Google / Other

    Google Other

    Flagged by the community
    Missed the first week of Junior high due to salmonella. If you like bloody mucus coming out your ass, you'll adore salmonella. Now that's food poisoning.
    Jan 4 0
  • Monster unholy!
    Only once in my life. Bad fish. Thankfully was only horrible pain that progressed quickly into bloody diarrhea and was over in a few hours.

    OP, consider going to the doc if 8+ times a year is a thing for could have a random food allergy or it could be something more serious...
    Jan 4 0
  • Atlassian / Eng
    Luffy, M.D

    Atlassian Eng

    A prematurely grumpy somewhat old man
    Luffy, M.Dmore
    Food poisoning != an upset stomach or runny trots. And it takes a while to kick in.

    I've got a weak stomach and have a problem after a meal probably every few weeks (sucks less to be me than you'd think. You get used to it.)

    I've had actual food poisoning twice in a 40+ year life and it is way worse. Norovirus once, which was worse still
    Jan 4 0
  • Ericsson / Eng FriedFish1
    Woah 30 mins that’s insane. With me it wasn’t for at least 3 hours! Feel better !!
    Jan 4 0
  • Google SpMh31
    Sounds like you got bad luck dude
    Jan 4 0

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