Yersinia enterocolitica

Is a gram negative bacillus shaped bacterium

What does it need to thrive

  • Intestinal tracts of infected animals,poultry,and humans
  • Contaminated water

What are the foods associated with yersinia enterocolitica

  • Sea food
  • Meat
  • Unpasteurized milk
  • Water

Steps for prevention

The incubation period for the illness is 3-10 days

The symptoms of the illness

  • Diarrhea
  • Low grade fever
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting

If you follow this you will be safer and healthier in the long run

The bacteriums implication in the farm to table continue this can happen at the farm with the animals

By Stacey kasler