How to prevent foodborne illnesses

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How to prevent foodborne illnesses by Mind Map: How to prevent foodborne illnesses

1. What is a foodborne illness?

1.1. A food borne illness is a type of sickness caused by food that is contaminated by bacteria, viruses, parasites, or toxins.

2. What are common sources of food that cause foodborne illnesses?

2.1. Some common sources are raw fish, shellfish, rotten eggs, contaminated foods, and unpasteurized milk.

3. What are common symptoms of foodborne illnesses?

3.1. Common symptoms of foodborne illnesses are nausea, vomiting, or bloating.

4. What are some helpful tips to prevent foodborne illnesses?

4.1. Some helpful tips to prevent foodborne illnesses are use a meat thermometer to check and see if the food is fully cooked, wash your hands for 20 seconds with warm water before and after holding raw meat, and refrigerate and freeze necessary foods right away.

5. What are five different types of foodborne illnesses?

5.1. Five different types of foodborne illnesses are Salmonella, Campylobacter, E. coli, Cryptosporidium, and Giardia.

6. How are foodborne illnesses treated?

6.1. Foodborne illnesses can be treated by drinking lots of fluids like gatorade or see a doctor to see what kind of medicines that the doctor tells you take take.

7. Are foodborne illnesses contagious? Why or why not?

7.1. Yes and no, Yes some foodborne illnesses are contagious if you come into contact with someone, something, or waste from one of the two. No because some foodborne illnesses won't be as effective as others and not affect people if it is a weak kind of illness.