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1

define parasites

single or multi cellular organisms.. survive on a living creature.. don't grow in food but can be passed to people through food

2

define fungi

micro organisms like yeasts and moulds...... yeast food smells like alcohol pinkish colour slime

3

define bacteria

are most concern.. are everywhere

4

what are the high risk populations

childen, elderly. pregnant women.. have weakened immune systems

5

what are the two ways bacteria can make you sick

bacterial infection and bacterial intoxication

6

what are the 6 things needed for bacteria to grow

food.. acidity vs alkalinity..time..temperature..oxygen..moisture

7

in the right conditions bacteria can divide and grow every 2o minutes

true