This photograph depicted a pregnant woman washing a batch of apples prior to peeling, and eating one from the group.In order to avoid acquiring a possible foodborne illness from eating a peeled food, one should wash such a food in warm water prior to peeling, which will greatly reduce the chances of introducing a foodborne pathogen to the clean interior.
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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