dy Daniel Zhang

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Food That Salmonella Can Be Found In:

* Eggs

* Meat and poultry

* Unpasteurized milk or juice

* Cheese

* Raw fruits and vegetables

* Spices

* Nuts

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* Salmonella's incubation period is 12-72 hours before the symptoms start to show.

* Symptoms of Salmonella include fever, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and vomiting.

* The illness will eventually go away after 4-7 days.

* Salmonella can also be found in reptiles, amphibians, birds, pet food, and treats.

How to Prevent Salmonella:

In order to prevent Salmonella, one must avoid eating high-risk foods like lightly cooked eggs, undercooked ground beef or poultry, and unpasteurized milk. One's hands must be washed before cooking or eating. Make sure food is properly refrigerated. Also, do not use utensils on cooked foods that have already have been used on other foods. Make sure foods are cooked to a safe temperature.