Salmonella - used in animal feed More common for outbreaks to occur in the summer o Warmer climates Cooked at 155ºF or more to kill the bacteria

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“Salmonella” Bacterial zoonotic disease Can be found anywhere Comes from contaminated food o milk, eggs, cheese, fruits and veggies o raw eggs in homemade ice-cream o causes millions of food poisonings  Can live in the cracks of cutting boards Symptoms: diarrhea vomiting fever flu-like symptoms ** Antibiotics are not used – disease has become resistant to it
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Unformatted text preview: used in animal feed More common for outbreaks to occur in the summer o Warmer climates Cooked at 155ºF or more to kill the bacteria Will leave the body after a couple days ** Major outbreak in California contaminated watermelon imported from Mexico SALMONELLOSIS...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course AVS 332 taught by Professor Launer during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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