Nutrition consultant Judith Coulson describes the precautions we should all take to guard against illness from contaminated foods
NEWS of food poisoning cases is always a good reminder to keep up our guard. Let’s have a look at some of the food poison dangers we might face in Thailand.
ISTERIA bacteria can contaminate fresh produce, like cantaloupes, as well as some processed foods, like cheeses. Dairy products can also harbor listeria, and simply refrigerating foods won’t kill the bacteria. Sometimes listeria finds its way into a food-processing factory, where it can live for years and where contamination may occur after cooking but before packaging.
Symptoms of infection include fever, muscle aches, upset stomach, or diarrhea occurring two days to two months after exposure.
Top men’s and women’s rugby teams from across the globe to compete in Thailand’s annual tournament
At least 32 teams – half of them women, including one from Iran – have already signed up for the Bangkok International Rugby Sevens Tournament, now in its 22nd year. The popular annual rugby tournament also features eight local men’s teams and eight from overseas.
The action takes place over two days at the Bangkok Patana School on November 12 and 13, 2016.
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