Widespread gram negative bacteria
Typical source of contamination:
All animals but particularly pigs and poultry, water, soil, insects, animal feces, raw foods
Products of concern:
Raw meats, eggs, diary products, seafood, sauces & salad dressings, powdered products, peanut butter, chocolate
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever and headache. Chronic consequences are arthritic symptoms.
Typhoid and typhoid like fevers, arthritis, death.
All but particularly infants, elderly and AIDS patients.