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Staphylococcus AureusDecember 13, 2016 /
Where is it found?
- Reheated foods
- Ham and other meats
- Dairy products
- Potato salads
- Cream-filled pastries
- Other high-protein foods
What are the symptoms?
Illness develops 1-6 hours after eating and lasts for 1-2 days.
- Nausea and vomiting
How can I prevent it?
- Make sure that food handlers at delis, etc, wear gloves
- Wash your hands when preparing food and before eating
- Cool foods quickly in the refrigerator
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