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1

Food poisoning is

An illness that can occur 1-36 hours after eating contaminated food. Symptoms may include vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and fever.

2

Contamination is

When something gets into food that should not be there, e.g. bacteria, a hair or a fly. This will effect the quality of the food and can cause food poisoning.

3

Bacteria is

Microscopic organisms, some of which can cause disease

4

Food hygiene

Ensuring that food is safe to eat and had been protected from contamination

5

What food do bacteria prefer to grow in

Foods high in
Protein
Vitamins
Minerals

6

What conditions do bacteria need to multiply

Moisture
Warmth
And time

7

What is the danger zone temperature

5-63 degrees Celsius

8

Bacteria are destroyed at the temperature of

64+ degrees Celsius

9

1-4 degrees Celsius bacteria multiply .........

Slowly

10

At ...... bacteria are dormant

-18 degrees Celsius

11

Three symptoms of Campylobacter posoining

Fever
Vomiting
Diarrhoea

12

What three population groups are very susceptible to campylobacter poisoning

Very young people
Elders
Pregnant women

13

Four types of food poisoning bacteria

Salmonella
Listeria
Staphylococcus aureus
Campylobacter

14

Three potential causes of food poisoning

Not cooking food properly
Not storing food properly
Not handling food hygienically