Foodborne Disease Research Paper

992 Words4 Pages
Foodborne Disease
Definition:
Foodborne Disease is any disease resulting from food deterioration of contaminated food, disease causing bacteria, viruses, or parasites that contaminate food and chemical or natural toxins such as poisonous mushrooms and various types of species of beans that have not been boiled for at least 10 minutes.
Causes:
The main causes of foodborne diseases are as following:
• Campylobacteriosis
• Cryptosporidiosis
Escherichia coli
• Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
• Giardiasis
• Listeriosis
• Norovirus Infection
• Salmonellosis
• Scombroid Fish Poisoning
• Shigellosis
• Toxoplasmosis
• Vibrio Infection
• Yersiniosis
Symptoms:
• Diarrhea
• Vomiting
• Abdominal Cramps
• Nausea
• Fever
• Joint aches
• Fatigue
Food borne disease risk factor:
The five risk factors that is responsible for the food borne diseases:
• Improper holding temperature of Hazardous food
• Improper cooking temperature of food
• Unhygienic Utensils and equipments
• Diseased employee
• Food
…show more content…
It causes the disease listerosis. After ingestion symptoms may appear in 2 to 30 days. Symptoms in adults include fever, chills and intestinal flu-like symptoms. Infants may vomit, refuse to drink or have trouble breathing. the disease can be fatal in rare cases. At the highest risk are pregnant women, newborns, the elderly, infirm and immune-compromised.
E.coli:
E.coli is the bacteria that are related with hemorrhagic colitis. It is transferred by drinking water that contains raw sewage, or in raw or rare ground beef and unpasteurized milk. In 3 to 4 days, symptoms may appear. And Up to 10 days severe abdominal cramps followed by diarrhea (often bloody), nausea, vomiting and fever may occur. This type of disease in children may result in kidney

More about Foodborne Disease Research Paper

Open Document