Health Dangers from Contaminated Food Products

The food industry is one that every person utilizes daily, purchasing and consuming fresh and packaged foods regularly. Though most people have likely had a bout of food poisoning, causing them serious distress for a day or so, many do not consider the serious harm that can come from contaminated food products and containers. Unfortunately, many people are forced to deal with some of the very severe health dangers that contaminated food products can pose.

Common Dangers of Contaminated Food

It’s not surprising that consuming contaminated food can be dangerous. However, what many people do not know is just how extensive the damage caused by contaminated food can be. Should a person eat contaminated food or food from a contaminated container, he or she might find themselves facing the following health problems:

  • Dehydration
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Infections from bacteria or parasites

Though the dangers that food poisoning and other food-related illnesses can be relatively minor, there are circumstances in which they can be extremely serious, if not life-threatening. Thus, when another party is at fault for the food contamination, it is them, not the victim, who should be held liable for the consequences.

Talk to a Contaminated Food Attorney in New York

Every food consumer has the right to safe food, and if this right has been violated by a manufacturer, distributor, or other party that allowed contaminated food to be on the market, then the attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP, may be able to help you seek compensation. Contact our offices in New York today by calling (212) 779-0057, and learn more about your legal options.

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