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Wright 1 Milestone 1: Health Issues Salmonella is known as a pathogen, typically found in raw meats such as pork, beef, chicken, and water. It is not limited to other food and dairy products such as milk and eggs. Salmonella infections can derive from pets and an exposure to their feces, human feces, and food. A risk factor for Salmonella comes from not washing your hands properly or not at all when dealing with potentially at-risk variables, such as encounters with infected person, eating or drinking anything that is contaminated, direct contact with infected animals, and cross contamination. Cross contamination can come from not properly cleaning your cooking utensils, your cooking area (i.e container tops, sink, stove), consuming raw food or food that has not been fully cooked. A few symptoms of salmonella are headaches, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and abdominal pains. Salmonella is an infection caused by a bacterium in the genus salmonella that lives throughout intestinal tract of human and animal feces, which can spread. Three main causes for
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  • Fall '16
  • Gastroenteritis, Foodborne illness

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