Educator Tools - Slides/Talking Points - Foodborne Risk #1 Listeria
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Food Safety for Moms-to-Be
Foodborne Risk #1
- Bacterium causes listeriosis
- Infected fetuses can suffer mental retardation, blindness, or paralysis
Listeria can jeopardize your health and the health of your baby. From the video, we know that it can grow at refrigerator temperatures, whereas most other foodborne bacteria do not.
It causes an illness called listeriosis, and infected fetuses can suffer mental retardation, blindness, or paralysis.