Food Poisoning

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There is a chance of getting bacteria like:
They can make you very sick or can even be fatal.
Salmonella and E ­coil are certain types of bacteria on food.
An example of this would be if raw chicken was left out of
the fridge for a long period of time (the raw chicken would
make you ill). Cryptosporidium is when food hasn't been
cooked properly and then being left to eat. You can also
catch it if you swim in contaminated water. You can pick up
bacteria by eating foods that haven't been cooked properly
or being stored in the wrong conditions. In a hotel there is a
chance of getting it because they cook the food then
refrigerate it until the meal times. Cryptosporidium is very
rare in the UK but is more common abroad on holiday.
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Dangers of
Most cases
of food
start between one and three days. Cryptosporidium is between
three and seven days.

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The dangers of food poisoning are:
Stomach cramps,
Loss of appetite,
A high temperature,
Muscle pain,
Cold/hot moments
Loss of salts/minerals from the body
Weakness of the body
How to avoid food poisoning
Cook food through properly and don't think that it's done when it's
not done just to save time.
Don't eat raw meat!!!!!It will have serious consequences.
How to cook a bacon sandwich.
1) Firstly clean the area where you are working with an
antibacterial spray.…read more

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Take the bacon and put it on a plate or microwave tray
6) Use about four rashers of bacon to put in the sandwich
7) Cook the bacon for 23 minutes
8) Take the bacon out of the microwave carefully
9) Check to see if it's cooked by seeing if it is crispy
10) If it is not put it in the microwave for another minute
11) If it is leave it on the side while you get 2 pieces of
bread(this can be white…read more

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CleaningYou can prevent the spread of harmful bacteria by
keeping all your work surfaces clean. Wash your hands regularly
with soap and warm water. Remember never to:
Handle food when you are ill with stomach problems.
Touch food if you have sores and cuts (unless they are
covered with a waterproof dressing).
CookingIt is always important to cook food thoroughly,
particularly meat, as this will kill any harmful bacteria. Make sure
the food is cooked thoroughly and is piping hot in the middle.…read more

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Use a different chopping board for raw food and
readytoeat food, or wash it well in between preparing
different foods.
Clean knives and other utensils thoroughly after they have
been used with raw food.
Never wash raw meat because this could splash harmful
bacteria around the kitchen.
Every hour, bacteria multiply twice. It grows and grows as on
the graph.…read more


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