In this app we have compiled information on Staphylococcal food poisoning which is a gastrointestinal illness and is caused by eating foods contaminated with toxins produced by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus (Staph).
The bacteria multiply in foods and produce toxins especially if food is kept at room temperature. Most people get staph poisoning by eating contaminated food. Foods that easily and more commonly get contaminated by staph food poisoning include:
* Milk and dairy products
* Poultry and egg products
* Salads such as egg, tuna, chicken etc
* Bakery products as in cream-filled pastries, cream pies etc
* Bread & Sandwich fillings
Staph food poisoning may cause:-
* Stomach cramping
In severe cases, symptoms may also include dehydration, headache, muscle cramping, and changes in blood pressure and pulse rate.
This app also help you learn about treatment and prevention of food poisoning caused by contamination of foods.