What You Need To Know About Campylobacter Bacteria

What You Need To Know About Campylobacter Bacteria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Campylobacter jejuni bacteria inhabits the intestinal tract of warm-blooded animals such as poultry and are frequently detected within these farmed birds, especially chicken. It is a gram-negative (like E.coli ) spiral-shaped bacterium. It’s ideal growth temperature is directly within the temperature danger zone, most optimally at 37°C (99 °F).

Where Do Clostridium botulinum and perfringens Come From?
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Where Do Clostridium botulinum and perfringens Come From?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Clostridium perfringens is a bacterium that produces toxins harmful to humans. It is a spore-forming gram-positive bacteria that can be found in the intestines of mammals and is commonly found in raw meats. This bacterium is also found throughout the environment, and not surprisingly also in sewage.