Compare estimated foodborne diseases from
76 million illnesses
48 million illnesses
know the major foodborne illnesses and what the symptoms are
3 main foodborne pathoge
1. If I microwave food, the microwaves kill the bacteria, so food is safe.
False the temperature does not reach the safe zone.
2. Of course I wash all bagged lettuce and greens because it might make me
sick if I dont.
False - If triple washed, then
Whos at risk?
Groups with increased risk include:
Those with autoimmune disorders, liver disease or decrease stomach acid
Alcoholics because liver damage / disease
Those with reduced immune function due to ch
Vibrio Curved Rod
External Structure to Cell Wall
1. Flagella Movement
a. A lot of foodborne pathogens have flagella
2. Pilli Gram Negative
a. Composed of protein
b. Involved in attachment
c. Exchange of DNA
Test 3 Starts
Non spore forming
Motile by 1-5 flagella
Zero tolerance in ready to eat foods
o Optimal growth temp is 37C
o Range is 1-45C
Resistant to environmental factors