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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The culprit turns out to be the virulent drug-resistant bacteria E. coli 0157. Found in undercooked meat and other sources, E. coli 0157 is a worldwide leading killer of children. In this fast-paced, emotionally charged true-life medical drama which verges on science fiction. Author Heersink (Damion's mother) vividly recounts the gut-churning fears of every parent whose previously healthy child is suddenly struck down by a life-threatening illness. Heersink is now an advocate for the reform of archaic food inspection laws; her book is part medical mystery, part diary.
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Mary Heersink's E. coli 0157 describes the harrowing tale of her young son Damion, who complained of an upset . coli 0157 describes the harrowing tale of her young son Damion, who complained of an upset stomach on the way to a football tournament. The oddest addition to recent food-safety literature has to be Mass Listeria by Theodore Dalrymple, a British doctor.
Dothan, Alabama and Velp, The Netherlands. Mary Heersink is an internationally known food safety advocate and the author of E. Coli 0157: The True Story of a Mother’s Battle with a Killer Microbe. In it, she recounts the harrowing experience of her son Damion, who in 1992 at the age of 11 ate contaminated hamburger meat at a Boy Scout outing and spent six-and-a-half weeks near death in pediatric intensive care. Despite Damion’s ultimately victory over E. coli 0157, Mrs. Heersink found her confidence in our food safety systems shaken.
In this fast-paced, emotionally charged true-life medical drama which verges on science fiction, a mother fights to save her son from a deadly bacteria. E. Coli 0157 : The True Story of a Mother's Battle with a Killer Microbe.
Mary Heersink is an internationally known food safety advocate and author of E. Her encounters with ineffective government agencies led her to found . STOP Foodborne Illness), a national grassroots public health organization dedicated to preventing illness and death from foodborne pathogens. Heersink has served on the . Food and Drug Administration's Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
3 people named Mary Heersink living in the U.
3 people named Mary Heersink living in the US. Mary A Heersink age: ~77. Known as: M Heersink, Mary A Kellerman Has lived in: Phillipsburg, KS. Full Profile. Mary Heersink age: ~64. Has lived in: Alford, FL. Marnix E Heersink age: ~71. Known as: Mary P Heersink, Mary Parks. oli 0157: The True Story Of A Mother's Battle With A Killer Microbe - ISBNdb (books and publications). author: Mary Heersink.