This photograph showed a pregnant woman in the process of washing a batch of assorted produce prior to the preparation of a salad. Note that the food preparation area around the sink is also kept clean, and free of unclean kitchen implements either inside, or outside the sink.Foodborne disease is caused by consuming contaminated foods or beverages. Many different disease-causing microbes, or pathogens, can contaminate foods, so there are many different foodborne infections. In addition, poisonous chemicals, or other harmful substances can cause foodborne diseases if they are present in food.
November 18, 2012
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