Perspective - Journal of Food Microbiology (2023) Volume 7, Issue 2
Under the microscope: Examining the dangers and prevention of food poisoning bacteria.
Food poisoning is a serious and often preventable illness that affects millions of people every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that roughly one in six Americans will experience some form of foodborne illness each year, with over 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. While food poisoning can be caused by a variety of factors, one of the most common culprits is bacteria. In this article, we will examine the dangers of food poisoning bacteria, the most common types of bacteria that cause food poisoning, and steps you can take to prevent it.Author(s): Ogawa Wang*