Food Poisoning and Safe Food Handling - What Increases Your Risk
People at increased risk of
becoming ill with
food poisoning and of having more severe symptoms
Factors that increase your risk for developing food
- Eating or drinking unpasteurized juices, raw
sprouts, unpasteurized milk, and milk products made from unpasteurized milk,
such as certain soft cheeses.
- Eating raw or undercooked meat,
poultry, eggs, fish, and shellfish (clams, oysters, scallops, and
- Eating or drinking food that has been contaminated
through careless food processing or handling.
- Traveling to a
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
February 08, 2011
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