Danger Watch Out

Bacteria is coming for you

Food Poisoning

Bacteria are the cause of many foodborne illnesses resulting from undercooked or unwashed food. Examples of these are Escherichia coli (E. coli) found in beef and unwashed vegetables and Salmonella enterica commonly found in chicken

In the Wound

  • Bacteria may also cause sepsis in untreated wounds and cuts. If left untreated, these infections can lead to loss of limbs and even death. Examples of these types of bacteria include Clostridium perfringens (gangrene) and Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Bacteria Is Really bad for Us

Water

  • Many forms of bacteria are found in untreated water which can result in severe harm to the human digestive tract and its local flora. Ingestion of these strains of bacteria may lead to flu-like symptoms, including diarrhea, vomiting and stomach cramps.

Crops

  • There are several strains of bacteria that act as plant pathogens. These strains may rapidly spread throughout crop populations, resulting in severe food shortages and economic issues for both consumers and farmers.