Salmonella is one of the leading causes of foodborne diseases worldwide. It’s a bacterium that is commonly found in animal products such as poultry and meat, so when your food is not cooked thoroughly, you are more likely to be infected.
Common symptoms include fever, stomach pain, diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. These symptoms occur 12 to 72 hours after salmonella ingestion, and they last for up to a week.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that it causes 1.2 million cases every year in the US alone. Children, older adults and people with poor immune system are particularly at risk.
Another death related to cucumber salmonella outbreak
(CNN)Another person has died after eating cucumbers linked to a multi-state Salmonella Poona outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
The person lived in Oklahoma and was the fourth to die in this recent outbreak. Read more…
This death related to cucumber salmonella outbreak is highly preventable. The best way is to prepare and cook your food properly and very carefully. You also have to avoid raw milk, and choose pasteurized or boiled instead. And unless you’re sure they’re made from safe drinking water, ice should be avoided, too. Most importantly, wash your hands before cooking!
from Cornelius Steinbeck Blog https://corneliussteinbeck.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/death-related-to-cucumber-salmonella-outbreak/
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