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University of Toronto Scarborough
Environmental Science
Jovan Stefanovic

EESA10 Human Health and the Environment LECTURE 8 Slide: Foodborne Illnesses - Transmissible diseases: diseases that can be transmitted from human to human, animal to human, or human to animal - Bacteria, viruses, and parasites cause transmissible diseases - Proteins, such as meats and milk products, can carry transmissible disease - Appropriate food handling and cleaning is essential - Nontransmissible diseases: cannot be transmitted from person to person - Cardiovascular diseases are non-transmissible, but can be caused by food Slide: Symptoms of foodborne illnesses - Symptoms include: diarrhea, cramping, fever, vomiting, headache, sometimes blood in the stool o Symptoms are always related to the gastrointestinal tract o Symptoms from viruses appear quickly, but symptoms from parasites appear later - Usually lasts between 1-10 days - Usually not life threatening Slide: Bacteria: E. coli - Type of food poisoning that is associated with eating unwashed vegetables and contaminated meat o Ground beef is common source of E. coli - Symptoms are usually not serious and medication is not usually necessary, hydration is important - Possible complication: Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: RBCs are destroyed Slide: Bacteria: Botulism - Bacteria: Clostridium botulinum
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