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Leading viral cause of diarrhea

Norovirus

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causes HUS, bloody diarrhea; verotoxin; produces toxin; main sources are undercooked/raw hamburger, produce, raw milk

E. coli O157:H7

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causes dysentary, HUS; has a toxin

Shigella

Shiga toxin

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Leading bacterial cause of diarrhea; raw eggs, undercooked poultry/meat; unpasteurized dairy

Salmonella

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acute infection of liver; n/v, diarrhea, jaundice, fever, abdominal pain; shellfish

Hepatitis A

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produces toxin that paralyzes respiratory muscles; associated with home-canned foods, honey

C. botulinum

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2nd most common bacterial cause of diarrhea; raw poultry, raw milk

Campylobacter

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produces toxin that causes vomiting shortly after ingestion; cooked ham, salads, bakery products, dairy products

Staph aureus

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Especially serious in pregnant women, newborns; sources include unpasteurized dairy products, deli meats, deli salads

Listeria monocytogenes

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What are some food processing practices to help prevent contamination?

culls, trim, water/ice, gloves, worker hygiene, containers, utensils, packaging

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What are the 5 elements of food safety?

1. food worker knowledge/health
2. prevent cross contamination
3. the right temperatures
4. safe food source
5. proper dishwashing