Norovirus

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Noroviruses Food Poisoning Noroviruses are a group of viruses that cause acute gastroenteritis, or “stomach flu,” in humans. These viruses may also be referred to as Norwalk-like viruses or caliciviruses. Vomiting, diarrhea, and fever typically characterize norovirus infection. According to[…..]

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Hepatitis A

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Hepatitis A Food Poisoning Hepatitis A is a disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). The illness is characterized by a sudden onset of fever, tiredness, nausea, loss of appetite, and abdominal discomfort, followed in several[…..]

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Clostridium (botulism)

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Clostridium botulinum food poisoning Botulism is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Although rare, botulism is a serious paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin, which is produced by the bacterium. This potent toxin blocks nerve function,[…..]

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Campylobacter

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Campylobacter poisoning & Foodborne Pathogens Campylobacteriosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Campylobacter. The illness is most typically characterized by diarrhea (often bloody), cramping, abdominal pain, and fever. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), estimates[…..]

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Shigella

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Shigella Food Poisoning Shigellosis is a foodborne illness caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. The illness is most typically characterized by diarrhea (often bloody), fever, and stomach cramps, beginning a day or two after eating food contaminated by[…..]

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Listeria Food Poisoning

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Listeriosis Listeriosis (Listeria infection) is a serious illness caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Symptoms of listeriosis include fever, muscle aches, and, occasionally, nausea or diarrhea. If the Listeria infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms[…..]

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E. COLI

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Escherichia coli (E. coli) Food Poisoning Escherichia coli O157:H7, more commonly referred to as E. coli, is an emerging cause of foodborne illness. E. coli O157:H7 was first recognized as a cause of enteric disease in 1982, following an outbreak[…..]

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SALMONELLA

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Salmonella Symptoms & Food Poisoning Salmonellosis is an infection caused a bacterium called Salmonella. One of the most common foodborne illnesses, it occurs when food contaminated by Salmonella is consumed. Most people infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal[…..]

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