Foodborne Illnesses

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Foodborne Illnesses by Mind Map: Foodborne Illnesses

1. What is a foodborne illness?

1.1. Illness caused by food contaminated with toxins.

2. What are common sources of food that cause foodborne illnesses?

2.1. Raw foods including meat, shellfish, poultry, fish, and dairy products like spoiled milk and raw eggs.

3. What are common symptoms of foodborne illnesses?

3.1. symptoms may include, salmonella, e coli, and campylobacter.

4. helpful tips to prevent foodborne illnesses.

4.1. cook your food thoroughly, wash your hands and utensils with soap and water, and use a plastic cutting board instead of a wooden one.

5. five different types of foodborne illnesses

5.1. Salmonella, Listeria, Norovirus, Campylobacter, and E. coli.

6. How are foodborne illnesses treated?

6.1. They are treated with Diarrhea medication, fluid replacement, and an infectious disease doctor.

7. Are foodborne illnesses contagious?

7.1. yes, viral gastroenteritis is contagious. The viruses that cause it spread through close contact