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Foodborne Illness

Foodborne disease caused by consuming contaminated foods or beverages. [NALT]

A foodborne disease (FBD) can be defined as a disease commonly transmitted through ingested food. FBDs comprise a broad group of illnesses, and may be caused by microbial pathogens, parasites, chemical contaminants and biotoxins. [AGROVOC]


Bacteriophages: A Potential Mitigation Strategy for Pathogenic Bacteria in Food

FS438/FSHN22-5by Siman Liu, Naim Montazeri, and Keith R. SchneiderApril 6th, 2022This new 4-page fact sheet provides a brief introduction to bacteriophages and their potential for mitigating foodborne pathogens. It is intended for a general audience, including Extension agents. Written by Siman Liu, Naim Montazeri, and Keith R. Schneider, and published by the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition Department.

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