Chapter 3 Contamination

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/7/11 Chapter 3 Contamination/food allergens, and food illness
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7/7/11 Biological Toxins Many cases of foodborne illness due to toxins are from Seafood, Mushrooms, & Plants
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7/7/11 Fish Toxins Systemic: Puffer fish, moray eels, freshwater minnows Cooking does not destroy toxins Licensed chef to prepare puffer fish Microorganisms when big fish eat smaller fish
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7/7/11 Measures to be taken Purchase fish from approved, reputable supplier. Check temperature of fish upon delivery. To be received at 41& F or lower. Refuse fish if product has been thawed and refrozen or time/temp abused.
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7/7/11 Fish Toxins Scombroid Poisoning Histamine poisoning Consuming high levels of histamine in Scombroid or other fish. Occurs when fish is time/temp abused Cannot be destroyed by freezing, cooking, smoking, or curing. Must buy from approved supplier
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7/7/11 Ciguatera Fish Poisoning Ciguatera Fish Poisoning Found in marine algae Associated with predatory reef fish from Pacific Ocean: Barracuda, Grouper, Jacks, Snapper Accumulated in fish when the eat smaller fish that have eaten toxin Cannot be detected by taste or smell
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2011 for the course NHM 111 taught by Professor Lambert,laurel during the Spring '10 term at Ole Miss.

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