Bacteria of public health significance on alfalfa and bean sprouts at the retail level by Janet Elizabeth Patterson

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Enterica populations were reduced by 1 log CFU/g on lettuce and log CFU/g on mung bean sprouts stored at 2 C and 10 C for 72 h after treatment with a commercial cocktail (SalmoFresh. In November in the Netherlands, an outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis phage type 4b was investigated.

Eating bean sprouts was the only exposure associated with S. Enteritidis pt 4b infection (matched odds ratio95% confidence interval ).

Contaminated seeds were the most likely cause of contamination of the by: In November in the Netherlands, an outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis phage type 4b was investigated. Eating bean sprouts was the only exposure associated with S. Enteritidis pt 4b infection (matched odds ratio95% confidence interval ).

Contaminated seeds were the most likely cause of contamination of the sprouts. Sprouts involved in recent outbreaks were alfalfa, clover, fenugreek, and mung bean, while the associated pathogens included multiple serotypes of Salmonella enterica and sprouting (US FDA, ).

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In the univariate analysis, bean sprouts, chicken, tomatoes, celery, peppers, and onions were associated with illness at the significance level. Bean sprouts were the only variable associated with illness that was significant at the level (matched odds ratio =; CI 95% ).

This bacteria is most often acquired by eating unpasteurized apple cider or apple juice, alfalfa or bean sprouts. More serious long-term health problems often result from chemical poisonings. Toxins found in some wild mushrooms and some fish can cause permanent liver. Bari et al.

() demonstrated that dry-heat treatment at 50°C for 17 or 24 h reduced E. coli OH7 numbers to below detectable levels in radish, broccoli, and alfalfa seeds, but was unable to reduce the pathogen numbers to below the detectable level in mung bean seeds (Bari et al., ).Cited by: 2. In November in the Netherlands, an outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis phage type 4b was investigated.

Eating bean sprouts was the only exposure associated with S. Enteritidis pt 4b infection (matched odds ratio95% confidence interval ). In the univariate analysis, bean sprouts, chicken, tomatoes, celery, peppers, and onions were associated with illness at the significance level (Table).

Bean sprouts were the only variable associated with illness that was significant at the level (matched odds ratio =; CI 95% ).Fifty-eight percent of patients recalled.

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Salmonella can be found in many foods, including sprouts and other vegetables, eggs, chicken, pork, fruits, and even processed foods, such as nut butters, frozen pot. The health benefits of increasing the proportion of vegetables in the daily diet is well recognized and strongly promoted.

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The sources of contamination of these food products at the preharvest level of agricultural production, most importantly, agricultural soil and irrigation water, serve as potential reservoirs of some clinically significant foodborne pathogenic bacteria.

These clinically Cited by: 1. Sprouting mung bean and alfalfa seeds: 10 6 pfu/mL: Soaking for 20 min: In vivo, reduction of to log CFU/mL were obtained. In sprouting mung bean sprouts, an additive effect was observed with the combination resulted in a detectable Salmonella only after enrichment.

For sprouting alfalfa seeds, no Salmonella was recovered even with Cited by: 1. This chapter presents recent advances in control measures used in food processing, as well as discriminative detection methods for confirmation of these pathogens and trace-back of contaminated food products.

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For centuries, alfalfa, is a plant that has been cultivated as a source of feed for livestock because of its exceptional provision of nutrients, minerals and proteins, setting it apart from other feed sources.

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(Ref. 37) addresses. An improvement of food service centers in recent years has been made based on the implementation of the principles of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system. Food safety preventive measures have been focused on training of handlers in hygiene practices and on improving the sanitary quality of meals.

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such as alfalfa sprouts (Salmonella), lettuce, and apple cider (E. coli). Simple contamination of the meat. Produce is vulnerable to contamination with microorganisms of public health significance (e.g., bacteria and viruses that can cause disease), as well as chemical, physical, and radiological contaminants.

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Members of the genus Shigella are phenotypically similar to Escherichia coli and, with the exception of Shigella boydii serot would be considered the same species by DNA-DNA hybridization analysis and whole-genome sequence analysis.

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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) represent a pathotype of the bacterial species E. coli, with a common feature being the production of one or more Shiga-like the group is a sub-set of one species, it is diverse in terms of serology and virulence factors expressed.

The most important serotype is E. coli OH7, which first rose to prominence in the early s to. level, while widespread outbreaks involving many states and even many countries are occurring with increasing frequency. Alfalfa sprouts grown from seeds contaminated. CHAPTER 1 Public Health, Epidemiology Branch, Notifiable Disease Epidemiology Section.

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