We’ve all heard of Salmonella food poisoning but do you know exactly what it is, and more importantly, how it is spread?
With more and more food businesses implementing HACCP, the increased knowledge and awareness of risks such as food poisoning is essential in the day to day running of your establishment.
A Salmonella bacterium is a one-celled organism. It cannot be seen, touched or tasted and is commonly found in the intestines of humans and animals but can also be found on raw meats, poultry, eggs and unpasteurised milk.
If live Salmonella bacteria enter the body then the resulting illness Salmonella food poisoning (Salmonellosis) can occur. The bacteria can attach to the cells lining the intestines where they produce toxins and attack the intestinal cells.
How is it spread?
In the kitchen Salmonella may be transferred from...
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