Jacob Watts Food poisoning Poster

Salmonella is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States.

Salmonella symptoms can usually last from 4 to 7 days and most people get better without treatment.

Symptoms of Salmonella include diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps, and vomiting.

Food sources of Salmonella include eggs, poultry, meat,unpasteurized milk or juice, cheese, contaminated raw fruits and vegetables, spices, and nuts. Animals and their environments can cause Salmonella as well, particularly reptiles, amphibians, birds, also pet foods and treats.

You can prevent Salmonella by fully cooking food, separating raw foods from cooked foods, chilling foods promptly after serving, and always washing your hands before eating.

This video shows some of the steps on how to prevent Salmonella poisoning.

This video talks about how you can get salmonella from reptiles.

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