Bonus Content

Season 4, Episode 11

There’s No Such Thing As The 5-Second Rule

Why Did I Get Sick And You Didn't?

Sometimes food safety can be less about what’s in or out of what you’re eating and more about what you’re used to eating.

As Dr. Francisco Diez-Gonzalez from the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety explains, different organisms make different people sick. And a lot of that has to do with where you’re from — and where you’re eating.

If you go to Mexico and get a stomach bug, that’s not because Mexico has any more or less stomach bugs than anywhere else. It’s because you’re not used to those!