Infections in the kitchen can occur from a simple practice of washing chicken in a basin, during preparation and before cooking. Campylobacter is able to survive in the droplets of water from the wash basin.
Botulism is a paralysing disease affecting the body's nervous system that is caused by the ingestion of one of the most potent neurotoxins produced by Clostridium botulinum. This neurotoxin is among the most toxic substances known; even microscopic amounts can cause illness.
Listeria monocytogenes is known as an opportunistic pathogen, meaning those that are already ill or have a low immune system are most likely to suffer from an infection.
There are 6 elements in the environment that allow bacteria to grow and survive.