WANTED: LISTERIA

BY AVERY CHEATUM

Make Listeria Historia!

Hideouts:

What Foods are Infected With This FBI?

  • Uncooked meat
  • Vegetables
  • Unpasteurized milk and cheese
  • Processed meat (ready-to-eat)

How can You Contract this FBI?

You can contract listeria by not following the food safety rules!

  • Cook
  • Chill
  • Clean
  • Seperate

Crimes:

What are the Symptoms of this FBI?

  1. Headache
  2. Stiff neck
  3. Fever
  4. Loss of balance
  5. Confusion
*This virus is especially prone to pregnant women

You Don't Want Listeria!!!

No one likes feeling sick! I know I wouldn't like this invading my gastrointestinal tract! Who would want to be confused and dizzy all of the time?

Prevention:

What Can We do to Outsmart Them?

Avoid higher risk foods, and always handle and store food properly.

How to Prevent this FBI

  1. Separate raw meats from other food
  2. Rinse produce
  3. Put food in fridge before the 2 hour limit
  4. Wash cutting boards and knives in warm soapy water between uses
  5. Wash your hands in warm soapy water