By: Admir Jahic
Food Sources: Beef, Poultry, Milk, and Eggs are the main sources.
Symptoms: Diarrhea, Fever, and Abdominal Cramps.
Prevention: Wash hands before handling foods and always wash all knives/cutting awards before/during/after awards.
Duration: Lasts usually between 4 and 7 days.
Food Sources: Chicken, Turkey, Milk, Water
Symptoms: Diarrhea, Stomach Pain, Cramps, and Fever.
Prevention: Wash utensils before/during/after use and wash when cutting different foods at different times.
Duration: Illness usually lasts a week.
Food Sources: Undercooked Burgers, Vegetables washed in contaminated water, and Fruit Juice that isn't pasteurized.
Symptoms: Severe Stomach Cramps, Diarrhea, and Vomiting
Prevention: Careful regulation of fluids and essential minerals. Also
Duration: Usually lasts between 5-10 days.
Food Sources: Can be in meats, vegetables, fruits, etc.
Symptoms: Vomiting, Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps, Chills, Headache, and Fatigue.
Prevention: Keep utensils clean at all times, wash hands to prevent contamination, and wash fruits and vegetables before use. Also, try to not eat out as much to prevent the chance of getting Norovirus.
Duration: Goes away within a few days.
Food Sources: Meats, Meat Products, and Gravy
Symptoms: Abdominal Cramps and Watery Diarrhea.
Prevention: Put foods automatically in the refrigerator, and prevent contamination by washing utensils and hands at all times.
Duration: Usually over with 24 hours.
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