Clostridium Bacteria

Where Do Clostridium Bacteria Come From?

Clostridium perfringens Clostridium perfringens are bacteria that produce toxins harmful to humans. It is a spore-forming gram-positive bacteria that can be found in the intestines of mammals and is found in raw meats. This bacterium is also found throughout the environment, and also in sewage. Food poisoning from C.perfringens  is associated with undercooked meats. Often in large quantities…

What is Listeria monocytogenes

What is Listeria monocytogenes and how does it cause food poisoning?

What are Listeria monocytogenes  bacteria? Listeria are a naturally occurring bacteria, that live generally harmlessly in the soil, water and natural environment. However, Listeria do have a species that is dangerous to our health, known as Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes Listeria monocytogenes is a gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium, and are most infamous for surviving and even growing well in refrigeration…

salmonella

Salmonella The Complete Beginner’s Guide

What are Salmonella bacteria? Salmonella is a type of bacteria that are one of the most common food poisoning bacteria (salmonellosis) and one of the most well-known names of bacteria. Salmonella, like most other bacteria, have species that are harmless and those that are harmful to us. Salmonella enteritidis S.enteritidis is the disease-causing species that causes salmonellosis. S.enteritidis is a gram-negative,…