Flashcards in Taking Care Of Your Food Deck (14)
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.
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.
Microscopic organisms, some of which can cause disease
Ensuring that food is safe to eat and had been protected from contamination
What food do bacteria prefer to grow in
Foods high in
What conditions do bacteria need to multiply
What is the danger zone temperature
5-63 degrees Celsius
Bacteria are destroyed at the temperature of
64+ degrees Celsius
1-4 degrees Celsius bacteria multiply .........
At ...... bacteria are dormant
-18 degrees Celsius
Three symptoms of Campylobacter posoining
What three population groups are very susceptible to campylobacter poisoning
Very young people
Four types of food poisoning bacteria