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Food Contamination

Food contamination refers to food that has been corrupted with another substance – either physical, biological or chemical. Their are 3 types of contamination Biological contamination Chemical contamination Physical contamination Biological or Microbiological Contaminants The main ones are bacteria, viruses & parasites. If parasites are big enough, they can actually be seen. Viruses are smaller […]

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Food Poisoning

What is food poisoning? Food poisoning is ”an acute illness, which usually occurs within 1 to 36 hours of consuming contaminated or poisonous food or drink”. Symptoms normally last from 1 to 7 days and includes one or more of the followings, Abdominal pain. Vomiting. Fever. Diarrhea. Collapse. Food poisoning may be caused by, Bacteria […]