Nearly 150 thousand people were taken to hospital and 3,000 people died. Some sources say that the number is actually more than expected CDC. The spread of germs through the meat and poultry account for 30% of the total causes of infection, and according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), 10 objects infectious risk reached 40%. Processing and cooking it right is highly recommended because it can reduce the risk significantly, but it does not guarantee you will always be protected from contamination.
1. Poultry and meat
Raw poultry and meat may contain harmful bacteria, such as salmonella, listeria, campylobacteria, and E. coli. How to cook the right to kill all the bacteria. Be careful not to spread bacteria in the refrigerator, the sink or the kitchen table.
2. Green leaves
Lettuce and green leaves are healthful, but also vulnerable to contamination due process or treatment that is not correct. Most of the bacteria on the outside, wash several times. Salad in packaging should also be washed.
Eggs can be contaminated with salmonella. Store in the fridge and cook until done. Do not be too often eat raw or undercooked eggs.
Raw tuna is not stored in the refrigerator properly can cause poisoning of the material that comes from the rotting fish, which are called scrombotoxin. Symptoms: headache, cramps, nausea, and loss of vision. Contamination will not be lost when cooked.
Raw shellfish can be infected with the virus norovirus, which causes gastroenteritis or inflammation of the stomach and intestines, or it could be infected with Vibrio bacteria that are harmful bacteria that causes cholera.
Food poisoning associated with this popular tuber often caused by dishes like potato salad that is not stored in the refrigerator properly. Potatoes can also be contaminated during the process of planting. Wash and cook well.
7. Ice cream
Outbreaks of food poisoning can occur when contaminated pasteurized milk yield with less milk or unpasteurized. Ice cream making machine that is not cleaned regularly can also be a growth of bacteria.
The cheese can be contaminated in pemprosesannya, but the greatest danger comes when eating cheese made from unpasteurized milk. Raw cheese can contain listeria or similar bad bacteria that are usually very dangerous for pregnant women.
Salmonella can live on raw fruit, but can grow to many times their current number of tomato cut and placed in a warm environment. Keep salsa or salad tomato that is cut like dice, in the refrigerator.
10. Bean sprouts
Warm and moist environment which is ideal for growing sprouts are also very good for growing bacteria. CDC recommends that children, the elderly or anyone with an immune system that is not good to not eat raw sprouts.
Most cases of illness associated with the strawberries came from contaminated fruit farmers who are sick or are exposed to dirty water. Drain strawberries thoroughly and look for a reliable source of oil to buy fruit.