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Protect Yourself from the Food Bugs



Protect Yourself from the Food Bugs
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   high interest, readability grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.09

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    undercooked, food-borne, unhealthy, antibiotic, diarrhea, immediately, borne, cases, especially, affects, fairly, cottage, invade, government, receive, coli


Protect Yourself from the Food Bugs
By Patti Hutchison
  

1     Our bodies need food to live. But "bugs" in foods can make you very sick. They can even kill you! What are these "bugs" that invade our food? What can we do about them?
 
2     You hear it on the news. Some food is being recalled because it is making people sick. Hamburger, spinach, peanut butter. It almost seems like no food is safe. What is in them that makes you sick? Bacteria.
 
3     Bacteria are tiny organisms. You can't see them with just your eyes. Some bacteria are good. They help make yogurt and cottage cheese. But others make you sick. The most common bacteria that cause foodborne illnesses are Salmonella and E. coli.

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