Scientists link food poisoning to long-term health problems

01/21/2008 | MSNBC

Scientists found that children who recovered from severe foodborne illnesses -- including E. coli and salmonella infection -- may experience health problems, including high blood pressure or kidney damage, 10 to 20 years later. Consumer advocacy group Safe Tables Our Priority has launched the first national registry of food-poisoning survivors with long-term health concerns to encourage research on foodborne illnesses.

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