Food poisoning is one of major disorder almost 23% of the population around the world suffer from food poisoning however it can be prevented by just a few tips and it’s easy to detect symptoms of food poisoning which can prevent death.

Tips

Wash and clean your hand and surface before preparing and after finishing because germs and can live on a surface for many hours and days.

  • Separate

This step is necessary if you put your meat product and ready to eat food because germs and bacteria can easily grow in that situation so try to separate them from each other and you can divide your section into three different parts such as vegetarian products, no-vegetarian, and dairy product.

  • Cook

Try to cook your food at least above 65°C/150° F at least and for temperature measurement you can use a food thermometer.

Change your refrigerator temperature below 5°C/40°F and leftover within 3 hours of cooking if your food exposed to high temperature (more than 33°C/90°F)

People with high-risk category include

  • Adults with age 65 and more
  • Kids with an age of 5 and less
  • People with the immunological disorder and other diseases
  • Pregnant women
  • Those who eat raw meat product
  • Raw and half-cooked sprouts
  • Unpasteurized milk and other dairy product

Symptoms of food Poisoning

Food poisoning symptoms depend on a particular situation they can be mild or severe

  • Upset stomach
  • Stomach cramps
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Dehydration
  • Bloody stools

Food which can cause food poisoning

Well, food poisoning is mostly caused because of raw product and contaminated product so try to eat fresh as much you can and make a sure product are processed with right way as well as you can cook you food more than 150°F/65°C at least.

o   Raw Flour

o   Raw sprouts or half-cooked

o   Seafood and Raw Shellfish Food Poisoning

o   Eggs and Salmonella (undercooked)

o   Raw Milk, Raw Milk Soft Cheeses as well as other Raw Milk Products

o   Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Turkey (undercooked)

Sources of food poisoning

o   Staphylococcus aureus (Staph)
o   Clostridium perfringens
o   Salmonella
o   Norovirus
o   Clostridium botulinum (Botulism)
o   Vibrio
o   Campylobacter
o   E. coli (Escherichia coli)
o   Cyclospora
o   Listeria

Problems of long term food poisoning

  • Chronic arthritis
  • Brain and nerve damage
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) which can result in kidney failure

Summary

Food poisoning is one major disorder and 2 out of 10 people worldwide suffer disease however in many developing countries it can disaster because of low hygiene and low-quality healthcare system which can result in death.