Here are 9 types of food poisoning and how to avoid getting them. At some point in your life, you’ve probably gotten food poisoning. If you’re anything like us, all that meant was that you got sick. Sometimes you’d be sick for a few hours. Sometimes you’d be sick for a week. On occasion, you can tell what food made your life miserable, but many times, you have no idea. That’s it. Until now, that’s what food poisoning was.That’s not the case.Food poisoning is just a blanket term for an illness gained through something in your food, typically a bacterium or a toxin. This means that there’s not just one way to get food poisoning. There are a lot of bacteria and toxins out there in the world, meaning there are a lot of types of food poisonings you can get. In this slideshow, we’ll go over the most common types.For example, you’ve probably heard of salmonella. It’s a nasty type of food poisoning that still affects a lot of people. It can be found in a lot of things, especially poultry, eggs, and undercooked meat. It’s something that you have to be cautious about almost every day of the week. Staph infections are another sort of food poisoning that can be transmitted extremely easily but prevented by washing hands and food before cooking. Although it’s extremely preventable, it’s still extremely common.There are other types of food poisoning, though. Cholera is extremely prevalent in the world, although western societies typically have sanitation systems that prevent outbreaks. There are other types of food poisoning and foods that cause them that you should know about. If you’re interested in preserving your health, read on!