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.

Sections:  living   
Topics:  bacteria   cantaloupe   food   food safety   food-borne illness   how-to   listeria   lists   safety   
RELATED ARTICLES
BING NEWS:
  • 10 Deadliest Foods In China Tainted By Plastic, Pesticides, And Cancerous Chemicals
    Unfortunately, China managed to screw that up too. Aside from the fact that China is known for its pesticides, the fact that it is a country where avian influenza and food-borne illnesses are common doesn’t do their chicken any favors. Black pepper is ...
    07/1/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • The Rarest Type of Food-Borne Outbreak Is the Deadliest
    While 22 people have been affected, no one has died—and that makes the multistate food-borne outbreak something of an anomaly ... the four years studied were responsible for 11 percent of illnesses caused by outbreaks and 34 percent of hospitalizations ...
    11/4/2015 - 11:27 am | View Link
  • CDC: The Deadliest Food-borne Illness Outbreaks
    The new report used data from CDC's Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System from 2010 to 2014. Researchers compared the number of illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths from outbreaks in two or more states with those from outbreaks in a single state.
    11/3/2015 - 9:48 am | View Link
  • The deadliest weapon … your hands
    Respiratory illnesses and gastrointestinal infections are commonly spread by dirty hands. Food-borne illnesses are also spread by lack of hand-washing. The trouble is that contaminated hands look the same as clean hands. Germs, bugs or viruses and bacteria ...
    03/29/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Cantaloupe Listeria Death Toll Hits 29 – Now Nation’s Deadliest
    Will that number go up? Unfortunately, I think it will.” And, as I just said to Fox TV in Houston: Attorneys at Marler Clark, a law firm that represents victims of food-borne illnesses, have filed their eighth suit in the outbreak, Western Farm Press ...
    11/1/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Final at University of Central Florida
    Study online flashcards and notes for Final including Substances found in plant foods that are not essential nutrients but may have health-promoting properties are ...
    03/24/2017 - 8:41 am | View Website
  • CDC Cautions Against Thanksgiving Dangers, but Data on ...
    Food poisoning, burns and car accidents can bring tragedy to Thanksgiving.
    03/22/2017 - 11:24 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 ...
    03/22/2017 - 12:54 pm | View Website
  • Foodborne illness
    In addition to disease caused by direct bacterial infection, some foodborne illnesses are caused by enterotoxins (exotoxins targeting the intestines).
    03/21/2017 - 6:53 pm | View Website
  • Seafood Toxicity : Overview, Finfish Poisoning , Shellfish ...
    Seafood-borne illness, or seafood poisoning, occurs as a result of human consumption of food harvested from the sea. This includes, but is not limited to ...
    12/28/2015 - 6:53 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News