FoodSafety - Nutrition 10 Food Safety Question. Have you...

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Nutrition 10 – Food Safety Anna Miller, MS, RD 1 Nutrition 10 Question…. . • Have you ever had the 24-hour flu? What caused it? Nutrition 10 Nutrition 10 • Food is not sterile but most bacteria will not cause illness. Some will. s Salmonella • Undercooked poultry, eggs, and other foods s E. Coli • Undercooked meat • Unpasteurized juice • Today….many other foods (spinach!) s Clostricium botulinum (botulism) • From improperly canned food • Toxin is deadly s Lots more Bacterial Contamination
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Nutrition 10 – Food Safety Anna Miller, MS, RD 2 Nutrition 10 Other Problems Parasites s Tapeworms, flatworm, roundworms s Killed by cooking, usually by freezing s Found in raw sushi Nutrition 10 Other Problems Mad Cow’s Disease s Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) s Caused by a prion s From infected beef s Not killed by cooking, freezing or irradiation! Nutrition 10 “Faulty Handling” • The cause behind most food borne illnesses s In restaurants AND at home •Storing food improperly before/after cooking •Unsafe practices while preparing food •Cooking food improperly
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