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Title: The Bad Bug Book: Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Handbook
Alternate Title: The Bad Bug Book: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Url: https://www.fda.gov/food/foodborne-pathogens/bad-bug-book-second-editi...
Publisher: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (U.S.).
Description: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition has put together a handbook that provides basic facts about food-borne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. The handbook contains information on bacteria, viruses, parasites and natural toxins such as those linked to mushrooms, shellfish, honey, and red kidney beans (yes, kidney beans). Basic facts provided for each organism and toxin include: characteristics, habitat or source, associated foods, infective dose, disease symptoms, complications, recent and/or major outbreaks, and susceptible populations. Some technical terms are linked to a medical glossary for easy reference.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Food and food supply in relation to public health -- Foodborne diseases
Science -- Microbiology -- Pathogenic microorganisms. By disease, A-Z -- Foodborne diseases
GEM Subject: Health
Health -- Nutrition
Date Issued: 1997
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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