Salmonella and Food Poisoning
Salmonella is a type of bacteria that are best known for causing food poisoning, being associated with several well-publicized outbreaks in recent years.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were six large outbreaks of Salmonella infections in the United States from 2007 to 2009, including the current nationwide outbreak linked to peanut butter and peanut paste.
Salmonella Peanut Recalls
Review all of the products that have been recalled by the FDA because of links to Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak and peanut butter and peanut paste produced by the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) at its Blakely, Georgia processing plant.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were four large outbreaks of Salmonella infections in the United States during 2007. Learn about common Salmonella symptoms so that you can recognize if your children get a Salmonella infection.
Pet Turtles and Salmonella
Review the warnings about Salmonella bacteria from pet turtles, other reptiles, and amphibians, which many families keep as pets and can cause diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps.
Pet Food - Hidden Danger to Kids
Dry pet food, especially dog food, is a choking hazard for young children. It can also be a hidden danger as a source of infection because of recent pet food recalls and Salmonella contamination.
Food Poisoning - Preventing Food Poisoning
Since young children are among the groups most at risk for getting serious and even life-threatening cases of food poisoning, it is important for parents to learn how to recognize and prevent them from occurring.
Food Storage and Food Safety
Learn how to prevent food poisoning by practicing safe food storage, including knowing how to safely store food in the refrigerator and freezer so that it doesn't go bad.
Salmonella Enterocolitis - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of Salmonella enterocolitis.
Salmonella information from the CDC, including the latest information about salmonella outbreaks, and questions and answers about salmonella infections.