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Foodborne Diseases: The Most Dangerous Bacteria & Foods

Foodborne Diseases: The Most Dangerous Bacteria & Foods

The purpose of this course is to introduce foodborne diseases closely, to teach the factors that cause foodborne diseases and to explain in detail what precautions should be taken against disease-causing bacteria.


About this Course
According to the report of the world health organization published in 2015, An estimated 600 million – almost 1 in 10 people in the world – fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420 000 die every year, resulting in the loss of 33 million healthy life years. Children under 5 years of age carry 40% of the foodborne disease burden, with 125 000 deaths every year. Diarrhoeal diseases are the most common illnesses resulting from the consumption of contaminated food, causing 550 million people to fall ill and 230 000 deaths every year. Every year 220 million children contract diarrhoeal diseases and 96 000 die.

Scientific research has shown that, unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances, causes more than 200 diseases – ranging from diarrhea to cancers. Access to sufficient amounts of safe and nutritious food is key to sustaining life and promoting good health.

Food safety is very important. Because, contaminated foods can cause long-term health problems such as cancer and neurological disorders. Foodborne diseases affects individuals of all ages. However, they affect vulnerable people such as infants, pregnant women, sick and the elderly harder than other groups.

To improve food safety, a multitude of different professionals are working together, making use of the best available science and technologies. Therefore, food safety is multi-sector and multidisciplinary. Food safety is not the sole responsibility of the food sector. It is a shared responsibility between governments, industry, producers, academia and consumers. Everyone has a role to play. Customers must be well informed on food safety practices.

From this point of view, as a consumer, we need to know food safety, foodborne diseases, harmful bacteria that cause diseases and to be aware of the necessary precautions against harmful bacteria. You will able to be learn all of them with this course.

The purpose of this course is to introduce foodborne diseases closely, to teach the factors that cause foodborne diseases and to explain in detail what precautions should be taken against disease-causing bacteria.

For this purpose, I have included all the information you are curious about foodborne disease and bacteria in this course. I would like to remind you again how important food safety is for a healthy life and healthy nutrition. If you want to learn everything you need about food borne disease and bacteria, I recommend you to take this course.

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Course Information

No prior knowledge is required
Anyone can take this course and can easily understand what is described in this course.

What you will learn
Learn foodborne diseases
Learn the pathogen bacteria
Learn Food Allergy
Learn Food Intolerance
Learn the most risky foods
Learn about hazards threatening Food Safety
Learn how do bacteria multiply?
Kitchen hygiene at home
What are the sources of bacterial contamination?
What is Contamination and Cross-Contamination?

Parents who want their children to grow up in a healthy way.
Housewifes & Home cooks
Restaurant managers / owners
Cooks & restaurant employees
Street vendors
Anyone working in the food industry, from food handlers to owner and managers.

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