The 5 Deadliest Food-Borne Illnesses - and How to Prevent Them

Listeria, the food-borne bacteria responsible for killing 21 people this week via contaminated cantaloupes, is just one of many types of bacteria contaminating the food supply. Here, the 5 deadliest types of food-borne bacteria and how to keep yourself and your family members safe.

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    Three people died as a consequence of their hepatitis A illnesses. More than 9,000 people who had eaten at the restaurant, or who had been exposed to ill people, were given a post-exposure injection as a prevention against developing hepatitis A.
    11/3/2017 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Listeria Outbreak One Of The Deadliest In Recent History
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    04/30/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Deadliest U.S. Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
    Forty-eight died from streptococcus in raw (unpasteurized) milk in an outbreak with more than 2,000 illnesses. At the time, people were said to be suffering from “septic sore throat.” Raw milk outbreaks like the one experienced in Boston in 1911 ...
    11/7/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • 25 Dead of Listeria, Now Deadliest U.S. Foodborne Outbreak on Record
    In addition, a pregnant woman had a miscarriage after she fell ill. And more people could still die, according to the CDC, as the number of illnesses may continue to grow. Symptoms of listeria can take up to two months to appear, which include fever ...
    10/19/2011 - 6:30 pm | View Link
  • Listeria: The deadliest food outbreak in a decade
    Who's most vulnerable to listeria? As with many flu-like illnesses, young children, the elderly, and others with weaker immune systems are most at risk. Pregnant women are also particularly susceptible to the illness. What can you do to stay safe?
    09/29/2011 - 11:38 am | View Link
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  • chapters 12 and 13 nutrition Flashcards | Quizlet
    The majority of food borne illnesses occur from consuming food that is contaminated bya) fecal matter from rodents. b) insects. c) microbes. d) toxic chemicals.
    04/22/2018 - 5:22 pm | View Website
  • Namib Times | Archive | Latest News | 4
    Swakopmund overspent and underbudgeted in 2016/2017. During the financial year 2016/17, the Swakopmund municipality has over-spent more than N$2.86 million while at the same time did not budget enough for various other services, which amounts to an additional N$8.88 million.
    04/21/2018 - 2:10 pm | View Website
  • 2011 United States listeriosis outbreak
    The 2011 United States listeriosis outbreak was a widespread outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes food poisoning across 28 US states that resulted from contaminated cantaloupes linked to Jensen Farms of Holly, Colorado.
    04/20/2018 - 11:41 am | View Website
  • Foodborne illness
    Foodborne illness (also foodborne disease and colloquially referred to as food poisoning) is any illness resulting from the food spoilage of contaminated food, pathogenic bacteria, viruses, or parasites that contaminate food, as well as toxins such as poisonous mushrooms and various species of beans that have not been boiled for at least 10 ...
    04/20/2018 - 10:29 am | View Website
  • Free salmonella Essays and Papers
    Free salmonella papers, essays, and research papers. These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.
    04/19/2018 - 7:34 pm | View Website
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