05 - Food Science December 9 2009 Washington state 16 month...

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Food Science December 9, 2009 Washington state- 16 month old died from ecoli 0157- hamburger meet at fast food 3 others died, 600 sick strains of ecoli found in 60% of ground beef, 6% of listeria was found many bacteria have developed super strains that are antibiotic resistant spend under 50,000 on checking beef 2 million Americans get sick on tainted food best way to protect yourself is to cook food all the way through event changed public health laws especially for commercial producers put on map because 4 children died ecoli that causes illness is unusual… .01% is in hamburger samples clostridium botulinum few outbreaks symptoms: difficulty speaking difficulty swallowing double vision symmetrical descending weakness and paralysis transmission of nerve implements simple to grow botulinum use 5 gallon containers, use fermentation (life without air), anaerobic, oxygen is in top inch of 5 gallon container- grow for botox botox involves injecting botulinum toxin in forehead and wrinkles, it works for this,- it
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course FOOD-SCI 150 taught by Professor Levin during the Spring '09 term at UMass (Amherst).

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