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What are four causes of food poisoning?

Cross contamination, dirty equipment, dirty surfaces, and if the food isn't cooked correctly.

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What is cross contamination?

When food that is contaminated with harmful bacteria passes it to another food.

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Give 7 high risk foods.

Meat, fish, dairy products, poultry, eggs, shellfish, and cooked rice.

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Give 5 examples of food poisoning bacteria.

Salmonella, e-coli, listeria, staphylococcus aureus, and bacillus cereus.