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What are food borne illnesses?
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Food makes you sick
Food borne illness are diseases caused by viruses, bacteria or parasites transmitted in the food.
E.Coli, norvirus and salmonella are well-known examples. Prevention involves using hygiene in the growing, harvesting and preparation of food as well as safe cooking temperatures and storage after cooking.

In brief: Food makes you sick
Food borne illness are diseases caused by viruses, bacteria or parasites transmitted in the food.
E.Coli, norvirus and salmonella are well-known examples. Prevention involves using hygiene in the growing, harvesting and preparation of food as well as safe cooking temperatures and storage after cooking.
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine
In brief: Food poisoning
This typically refers to infections that can be carried in food, or food poisoning.
As we've all seen with recent news stories, these episodes can cause sever illness or death affecting many people over wide geographic areas.

In brief: Food poisoning
This typically refers to infections that can be carried in food, or food poisoning.
As we've all seen with recent news stories, these episodes can cause sever illness or death affecting many people over wide geographic areas.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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