Salsa and Guacamole Large sources of foodbourne diseases
Recently the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent out a press release stating that salsa and guacamole, especially those served in retail food establishments, is an increasingly important cause of foodbourne diseases.
Holiday and Party Buffet Food Safety Tips from FSIS.GOV [PDF]
Description: A common tradition during the holidays is to have a party, and of course food! Have you ever been concerned about those buffets and the prolonged exposure? Well, leaving foods out for long periods of time is an invitation to food bourne illnesses. The Food Safety and Inspection Service has provided information which should be considered when attending/hosting a party.
Food Poisoning Injury Cases
Description: The Virginia food poisoning lawyers at our firm are available to speak with you for an immediate review of food poisoning cases. Food poisoning is all too frequent in Virginia, and often results in a serious injury which requires extensive medical care and results in heavy medical bills. Food poisoning victims typically feel terrible, lack strength, and don’t have time or energy to deal with conducting research about their legal rights. Unfortunately, this predicament can lead to victims losing access to important information which may have made all the difference in terms of them being able to win their serious food poisoning injury case.
Description: This page provides important information concerning the illness causing bacterium Salmonella. Learn about the bacteria, the illness it causes, symptoms and prevention of this foodborne illness.
Description: Listeria is a bacterium that causes a serious infection caused by eating contaminated food. The actual disease is called Listeriosis. In the United States, approximately 2,500 people are infected with Listeriosis each year. Approximately 500 of those cases result in death, according to the Center for Disease Control. These bacteria are found in soil, water, and wild or domestic animals.
Description: According to the Mayo Clinic, Toxoplasma gondii is one of the most common parasites in the world. This parasitic organism can infect animals and birds. Domestic and wild cats are the parasite’s ultimate host because this parasite only reproduces in cats. The entire cycle of this parasite begins when these cats eat infected prey such as birds and mice, or if they are fed contaminated meat or soil.