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    For many years, there have been several foodborne illnesses that have caused people to become sick. Foodborne illnesses may result in a compromise in someone’s health. One of the most common pathogens that causes illness is the bacteria Salmonella. For many years, individuals have conducted research on Salmonella, but many still do not fully understand the many different serotypes of the disease. Several people have different perceptions of the illness itself, how susceptible people can be to it, and the precautions are taken to avoid getting sick. Salmonellosis is a food poisoning that is treatable, although recent studies show there is a perceived difference in the way people who have had salmonellosis and those who have not look at the illness. First, salmonella is not a new concept in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control, it was discovered nearly 125 years ago by an American scientist. The CDC is constantly monitoring salmonella and the outbreaks that occur for this illness (CDC, 2015). In a book written by De Santos and Monte, they discuss the bacteria salmonella and what exactly causes someone to become sick from it. De Santos and Monte state, “Salmonella outbreaks have been associated with a variety of food…

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    A foodborne outbreak is the occurrence of a similar illness among two or more people which an investigation linked to consumption of a common meal or food items, except for botulism. Foodborne illnesses cause morbidity and mortality in the United States and all across the globe. The amount of foodborne illnesses has greatly increased in industrialized nations due to the amount of changes occurring with the growth of food. Some factors that had led to foodborne illnesses include, changes in…

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    Food is very important for people to live but many people do not know about the dangers in food. Foodborne illness is increasing particularly in the 20th century. The Federal government estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness annually that means equivalent of sickening 1 in 6 Americans each year. And each year these illnesses result in an estimated 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths (Foodborne Illnesses). The big six of foodborne illness included Salmonella…

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    Term Paper: The Effects of Foodborne Illness of Escherichia coli in Leafy Greens Introduction Food is a necessary and many times pleasurable part of everyday life. Bacteria are also a necessary part of everyday life, but not often thought of as pleasurable. Humans are made up of approximately 103 cells, and harbor about 104 bacteria cells (Davis 1996). It is shocking that the human body hosts more bacteria cells than its own body composition. Fortunately, most of these bacteria that live on…

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    On September 23, 2015, Mr. Smith of 117 Akins Drive, Devon and his two other guest, contracted a foodborne illness and 2913 Bistro. Their symptoms consisted of; intestinal cramps, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Customers report experiencing these symptoms ten to twelve hours after consumption. Mr. Smith and his companions said that they had had the Hearty beef stew, Garden fresh salad with a citrus vinaigrette, and the Rustic multigrain bun with sweet butter. Since a doctor was not notified I…

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    (2013). Crisis Management Leading in the New Strategy Landscape. Thousand Oaks, CA: Savant Learning Systems. Retrieved from: https://www.betheluniversityonline.net Dewey, C. (2017). A Chipotle Restaurant is Closed After Yet Another Foodborne Illness Outbreak. Retrieved from: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/07/18/a-chipotle-restaurant-is-closed-after-yet-another-foodborne-illness-outbreak/?utm_term=.c58c82a60d74 Retrieved on: 15 November 2017. Fisher, P.D. (2016). The Great CPA…

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    Foodborne Pathogens

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    Foodborne Pathogens In our homes, we have the possibility of eating foods that may be contaminated with a variety of different foodborne pathogens. A foodborne pathogen is any illness resulting from contaminated food due to pathogenic bacteria, viruses, parasites, and natural or chemical toxins. There are many types of foodborne pathogens, growth of pathogens due to improper food preparation, and there are a variety of habits you can change to prevent foodborne illness. First, there are…

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    Campylobacteriosis

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    organisms to infect a person. Foodborne illnesses affects one sixth of the US population, meanwhile Campylobacteriosis affects a smaller scale of people. This disease is typically the very common among the foodborne illnesses. Campylobacteriosis is a foodborne illness that is easily contracted, which leads to big outbreaks, but it is often times easily preventable. Nationally Campylobacteriosis has strength in numbers. It is very prevalent because it affects many foods, however with the right…

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    Foodborne Health Issues

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    A lot of the issues we see in our culture today are self-induced. For example, overeating can lead to obesity and undereating can lead to anorexia and both can turn into more severe health problems. What about the issues you can’t always see? Every year, foodborne illnesses have managed to sicken 48 million Americans (about 17% of the U.S. population) and lead to 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. (Healthy People, 2014). Since there is such a high risk with the foods we consume, food…

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    Indiana’s forty-four solved cases were caused by noroviruses, the most common cause of foodborne illness.” (“Indiana Gets an F for Foodborne Illnesses”). Fast food is a huge part in most American’s daily life. Most of us eat fast food at least 3-5 times a week. Foodborne illnesses are a problem in our community and country. Many foodborne illnesses are spreading in the United States (US). “Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million…

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