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Know how. Know now.
From border to border in Nebraska, UNL Extension is making an incredible impact on the success of our state — its youth, its families, its farms and ranches, its communities, its economy. Please check these websites for more "know how, know now" information.
Foodborne illness, or food poisoning as it is commonly called, is not a pleasant experience. Most foodborne illnesses are the result of microorganisms. Pages linked below describe characteristics of many of the foodborne pathogens and include PDF fact sheets for download. (photo at right shows botulism in a jar of peppers. Courtesy of CDC)