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Epidemiology of Ciguatera in Florida
Source: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
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Ciguatera is the most commonly reported marine food-borne illness worldwide. Because there is a biological plausibility that ciguatera may be impacted by long-term climate variability and Florida is on the northern border of the geographic distribution of ciguatera, it is important to update our understanding of its epidemiology in Florida.
The kinds of bacteria that can cause food poisoning lurk all around us. These germs can be especially easy to pick up when traveling internationally as well as in places, such as children’s day cares, which are hard to keep clean. 134 more words
WATCH ABOVE: In an increasingly complex food system, are inspectors able to keep up? And are food recalls a sign of a broken system or a system working well? 464 more words