The human gastrointestinal tract is nature’s exquisite bioengineering marvel. It is a food processing system with precise management of critical control points, microbial hurdle mechanisms, food safety inspection service, and waste disposal.

This sequence of events occurs with impeccable automation. The antigen-processing cell cascade at the intestinal mucosa regularly conducts microbial surveillance to establish an immune-memory database. A foodborne illness or intoxication is a manifestation of…

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