Common Culprits

December 2005
Convenience Store News;12/19/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p58
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The article presents information about various bacterial foodborne diseases. E. coli is most often linked to undercooked ground beef since the bacteria resides in the intestinal tract of animals. Salmonellosis bacteria is commonly found in raw meats, poultry and eggs. Salmonellosis causes headaches, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fever and appetite loss. Staphylococcal Food Poisoning, which occurs when a person eats food contaminated with staph toxins, is one of the most reported illnesses in the U.S.


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