Food Servings, Equivalents & Related Tips 5

Snack foods are usually fattening and expensive for the food value they provide. Low calorie fresh vegetables and fruits are healthier and more practicals "nibbles". Spend money on those foods which provide the most quality, nutrition and the lowest cost.

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The washing of dishes may become a problem if it is not done properly. Utensils, multi-service articles, equipment and food contact surfaces must be cleaned and sanitized after each use.

Improperly handled food and equipment, poorly washed dishes and multi-service articles have potential to spread pathogenic bacteria and open the door for dangerous foodborne diseases.

Foodborne diseases can include any type of illness that you can get from eating or drinking contaminated food or drink. This term can include any type of illness that you can get from bacteria, viruses, parasites, chemicals, allergies or naturally occurring poisons such as some mushrooms and moulds

Symptoms can include stomach cramps, nausea, fever, headache, vomiting or diarrhea. Onset of symptoms usually occurs between 1 hour and 5 days after consuming the contaminated food or drink. In severe cases, vomiting can occur almost immediately. The length of time it takes for symptoms to begin will depend on the type of organism which causes the illness, the immune system of the person and the amount of organism the person ate. More...