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Can Foodborne Illness Increase your Risk of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that is associated with abdominal pain, bloating, and diarrhoea or constipation or both. Foodborne illnesses caused by bacteria increase the risk of developing IBS. This is yet another reason to be cautious when

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Travellers How to decrease your risks of Foodborne Illness

Are you one of those people that get sick from food poisoning every time you leave home on holiday? Well there are some simple rules to staying safe when travelling especially when consuming food while travelling abroad. Commonly referred to

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Importance of Keeping Food Chilled to Prevent Contamination

Food handlers and those responsible for food preparation must ensure that food is promptly refrigerated to avoid contamination by bacteria. Foodborne illness causing bacteria can grow and multiply in perishable foods within two hours unless you refrigerate them, which is

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Smoked Salmon Contaminated with Listeria

Consumers and food preparation staff should be aware of the risks associated with eating seafood especially when it is ready-to-eat and doesn’t require cooking such as smoked salmon. Yet another smoked salmon product was recalled last week in North America

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Watch Out for Campylobacter Breakouts

What exactly is Campylobacter? Campylobacter is a very common cause of foodborne illness, even more common than many think. A recent case in Alaska is an example of the dangers of this bacterium to cause food poisoning in humans. Read

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Role of Cleanliness in Preventing Foodborne Illness

In the food preparation industry, most are aware of the need for cleanliness when working with food products however why exactly is food cleanliness so important? The main reason why food must prepared with cleanliness and proper food handling in

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More Benefits of Probiotics for Food poisoning

While food poisoning doesn’t have a cure, allowing it to run its course and work its way out of your body can be made more comfortable by using probiotics to ease the nausea and diarrhoea. Probiotics are sold in supplement

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Risk of Foodborne Illness to Kids

Children are particularly at risk to contracting foodborne illnesses because their developing bodies are often not strong enough to combat foodborne bacteria. Their immune systems are also still developing and not capable of fighting the bacteria. An outbreak in Illinois

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Beware of Raw Eggs

Source : Steve A Johnson What are the risks of eating raw eggs? Unpasteurised eggs pose a danger if consumed raw. The biggest threat of eating raw eggs is the possibility of contracting a foodborne illness caused by Salmonella Enteritidis

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