Streptococcal Pharyngitis

Notwithstanding the definition of FP as causing GE, streptococcal sore throat with fever has been well documented to spread in this way. Usually, a food handler has a streptococcus group A in his or her throat, which may or may not be causing symptoms, and transfers this to a food that is then left in a warm environment for some time before consumption. Foods implicated include cheese, milk, eggs, and meat. The incubation period is 2448 h. To confirm a source, typing of strains is important, as is sound epidemiological evidence, because many people carry these streptococci in their throats.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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