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Clostridium perfringens bacteria symptons are
Abdominal pain and cramping, diarrhea, nausea (fever, headache, and vomiting usually absent)
Where does clostridium perfringens bacteria come from:
Humans and domestic animals (intestial tracts);
What foods are involved in an outbreak of Clostridium perfringens?
Meat, meat dishes such as stew and gravy, poultry, beans that have been temperature abused
What are the measures that can be taken to prevent an outbreak of clostridium perfringens?
Use careful time and temperature control when holding, cooling, and reheating cooked food.
What are the symptoms of Bacillus Cereus bacteria?
Vomiting and nausea, sometimes abdominal cramps or diarrhea;
Watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, pain, nausea
What is the source of Bacillus Cereus bacteria?
Soil and dust;
Cereal crops
What foods are involved in an outbreak of Bacillus Cereus?
Rice products;
Starchy food (pasta, potatoes, and cheese products)
Food Mixtures, suc as sauces, puddings, soups, casseroles, pastries, salads, and dairy products (emetic);
Milk and dairy products
What preventive measures can be taken to reduce the risk of an outbreak of Bacillus Cereus?
Practice careful time and temperature control when holding, cooling and reheating cooked food;
Cook food to minimum internal temperatures