E-Coli:a bacterium commonly found in the intestines of humans and other animals, where it usually causes no harm. Some strains can cause severe food poisoning, especially in old people and children.
How E-Coli is spread...... E. coli can contaminate ground beef during the butchering process. If it is present in the intestines of the slaughtered animal, it can get into the meat as it is ground into hamburger.
How to prevent contamination.....
Keep raw foods separate
Wash your hands
loss of appetite/nausea.
How to treat E-Coli..... Drink plenty of water, get lots of rest, and keep an eye out for more severe symptoms that require a call to your doctor.
Foods associated with E-Coli.....
Chemical and Physical Hazards
Physical hazards include foreign objects in food that can cause harm when eaten, such as glass or metal fragments