Smorgasbord Health Column – Food Safety – #Lysteria – You cannot see it but it sees you..the perfect host! Sally Cronin

As always a thoroughly comprehensive post on how listeria can be allowed to manifest, Why and what we can do to avoid being contaminated with this bacteria as make no mistake if you are young, elderly or have a low immune system it can have disastrous consequences for your health and wellbeing…Those of you who know me and think I am being fussy…I am just careful as we all need to be …A factual read which makes its point …

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Last week I covered the dangers of salmonella, despite the government and food safety experts telling us that it is now safe to eat under cooked eggs: Preparing Eggs Safely

Food Safety – #Lysteria – You cannot see it but it sees you..the perfect host!

Also last week in the UK headlines, the appalling cover up about the percentage of prepared sandwiches, supplied to hospitals and care homes that contain Listeria.. and it is only the fact that three patients died and other are seriously ill that it has been uncovered.

In the papers:Health bosses ignore warnings about contaminated sandwiches

  • Health bosses have been accused of repeatedly ignoring warnings over the deadly risks of contaminated sandwiches.
  • Three patients have died and another three remain seriously ill after eating sandwiches infected with listeria – a deadly foodborne bacteria – at two hospitals in the North West.
  • But research by the…

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6 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Health Column – Food Safety – #Lysteria – You cannot see it but it sees you..the perfect host! Sally Cronin

  1. Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.

    Thanks for sharing Carol…Hospital catering has long been a source of disgust and anger for me. This latest episode with the sandwiches in the UK is indicative of most hospitals approach to catering. Patients recovering from operations need freshly prepared meals but most are brought in pre-prepared from production centres 100s of miles away.Appalling. Perhaps the deaths from this outbreak will make them think again… hugsxx

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    1. CarolCooks2 Post author

      You would like to think so wouldn’t you, Sally? However based on past performance where food is concerned I don’t think lessons are learnt..Sceptical I know but I am sick to the teeth of inactive organisations and governments in one way or another…The share…You are welcome between us I hope we are opening a few eyes and ears Hugs xxx

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