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For Life
2009.07.08(Review of 2003.07.09 edition)

They say the historical Buddha may have died from this. Yes, that's good company to keep, but unless you're equally adept at handling physical discomfort, you may want to keep your food properly stored at this time of year!

Today's Lesson


  • Food poisoning is an illness caused by eating food that contains harmful bacteria, often because the food has not been cooked or stored properly.
  • food poisoning は、有害なバクテリアを含んだ食べ物を食べることによって起こる病気、つまり、食中毒のことです。食べ物が適切に調理されていなかったり、保存方法が悪かったりしたために起こることがよくあります。



  1. You can get food poisoning at any time of the year, although it's more common in the summer when temperatures are warmer.
  2. There's a good chance you'll get sick from food poisoning if you eat meat or fish that's been left out too long.
  3. a: Where's Jackie?
    b: She's home in bed with food poisoning. She says she ate some shrimp that had gone bad.
  4. The restaurant was forced to close after 15 cases of food poisoning were linked to poor food handling in the kitchen.

英会話レッスンEat well - eat safe!