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Foodborne Infections

No one wants to get sick from the food they eat, but it can happen. Learn how to prevent and treat foodborne illness by following a few food safety tips.

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Doctor examining man's stomach
How a Tapeworm Infection Is Diagnosed
Close-up of a young man taking nutritional supplement pills
How Tapeworm Infection Is Treated
Listeria monocytogenes, illustration
Listeria: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Girl's hand slicing raw chicken breast on chopping board
Campylobacter: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
glass mug of milk
Disproving the Myths of Milk Pasteurization
E. coli Bacteria
What You Should Know About E. Coli
E. coli bacteria, SEM
Hamburger Disease Can Occur After Eating Food Contaminated by E.Coli
Well done steak is safe to eat on a low bacteria diet.
How to Eat a Low-Bacteria Diet for When You Are Sick
Sliced cantaloupe on a plate
How to Avoid Listeria Infections and Outbreaks in Children
A plate full of sushi
Can You Get an Infectious Disease When Eating Sushi or Sashimi?
Dairy cows eating in a large barn
Can You Get Sick From Cow's Milk?
The Complete Guide to a Germ-Free Kitchen
Can You Get Flesh-Eating Bacteria From Eating Raw Oysters?
Young woman cracking egg over skillet on stove in kitchen
Is It Food Poisoning? How to Tell and What to Do
An Overview of Hookworm
High angle view of cans filled with vegetables
Why You Should Throw Away Dented Cans of Food
Clostridium difficile Cell closeup
What Should Everyone Know About Diarrhea?
washing hands
Causes and Risk Factors of Stomach Flu (Viral Gastroenteritis)
Crab on the beach
An Overview of Paragonimus, a Parasite You Might Find in Raw Crab
young child drinking large glass of milk
Keep Your Family Safe From These High Risk Foods
Man suffering from stomach pain
How Can You Prevent Food Poisoning?
Homemade Preserved Lemons with Salt
Are Foods Preserved With Salt Good for You?
Woman Cutting Raw Chicken on a Wooden Cutting Board
Salmonella: Food Safety Practices and Proper Cooking Temperatures
chicken in test tube
Is Salmonella Contagious?
This is an electron micrograph of Salmonella bacteria.
How Salmonella Is Diagnosed
Salmonella Septicemia - AIDS-Defining Condition
Washing hands.
How to Prevent Salmonella
How Salmonella Is Treated
raw hamburger meat patties
Causes and Risk Factors of Salmonella
Signs and Symptoms of Salmonella