Pathogens in boiled pork belly

Thairath + Food Institute, Food Safety Project

22 Jul 2022 06:02 a.m.





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Pork belly

, a food that has been a source of fat for Thai people since ancient times.

The three layers are boiled, fried, or fried with fish sauce.

All of them are menus that many people like and eat often.

We usually eat the cooked three-tiered menu.

which should not be a problem

But if during the preparation or cooking

The cook coughs or sneezes.

or if cooked and stored in a high temperature

This can cause foodborne pathogens such as staphylococci, coccus, aureus, and salmonella to multiply rapidly, and when ingested in the body can cause food poisoning. can

Staphylococcus aureus

is a pathogen that is present in dust, solid waste, hair, skin, and may be contaminated in food that has been in contact with humans, while salmonella is contaminated food. from poor hygiene

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preparing and handling food, such as unclean hand washing

Go to the bathroom and don't wash your hands.

danger of infection

Staphylococcus aureus causes food poisoning.

Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue, severe cases have headaches.

muscle pain

Blood pressure changes and Salmonella causes gastroenteritis.

and typhoid fever

Today, the Food Institute has collected 5 samples of boiled pork belly from 5 shops in the market in Bangkok.

to be analyzed for infection

Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella were contaminated. The results showed that 5 samples of boiled pork belly were infected.

Staphylococcus aureus, 1 sample, but does not exceed the standard

and no salmonella was detected in all samples.

After seeing this information, I recommend that you like three layers of boiled water.

It should be heated before eating every time.

Or if stored, should be kept in the refrigerator.

for safety from germs.

Thairath + Food Institute, Food Safety Project