Foodborne Diseases

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Foodborne Diseases

Mahni Yousefi


~Cure~If you do get a foodborne disease, some ways to cure them are to rest and drink lots of water. You can also consult your doctor, but foodborne diseases often get better within 48 hours.

Some ways to know if you have a foodborne diseases or not, is whether you experience these symtoms. some side effects are vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, chills, nausea, and dehyderation.

Foodborne diseases are major problems in the fastfood industry. They are mainly caused by contaminated food. Fast food resaurants have many customers, so when fallible errors are made whille handeling the ingridients, people get sick. Parasites, viruses, and bacteria are also why foodborne diseases are created. Chew on This is related to foodborne diseases because in Chew on This, they talk about how diseases are found in the meat beacuse employees mishandle food, or the meat gets conatminated by manure. So to prevent foodborne diseases, you should be careful around food an know what you are eating!

~Examples of foodborne~ diseases

Some examples of foodborne diseases are E. coli, Salmonella, Vibrio Rulnificus, Cholera, Tuberculosis, and Botulism.


~prevention~The best way to prevent catching foodborne diseases is to be careful around food, wear gloves while handeling food or wash you hands so other people dont catch diseases.

Foodborne Diseases

~Causes~Some ways that foodborne diseases are created are contaminated food/drinks, bacteria, viruses, parasites, harmful substances , toxic chemicals, microorganisms, and mishandling food.


~Effects~Some foodborne illnesses have srious consequnces such as kidney failure which is caused by E.coli. Also, a small number of people who have Shigella, Salmonella, and Campylobacter may have cronic arthiritis. Sometimes nerve damage can be caused by an illness known as Guillan-barré because this disease tells the immune system to attack the nerve cells. More than 3,000 deaths occur each year in the U.S. from food poisoning.

~Fun Facts~Did you know pateurization of milk has prevented alot of diseases? Also most foodborne diseases last for a short time, but if it is really bad then its best to see a doctor.







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