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How can you prevent food poisoning from eggs and dairy?

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Don’t drink unpasteurized milk. (Pasteurized foods are heated before being sold to kill bacteria.) Avoid soft cheeses such as feta, brie, camembert, blue-veined, and Mexican-style cheese -- or other unpasteurized cheeses. Hard cheeses, processed cheeses, cream cheese, and cottage cheese are safe.

Don’t set out eggs or milk at room temperature for long. Check the expiration dates on eggs before purchasing and again before preparing.

From: How to Prevent Food Poisoning WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC: “Foodborne Germs and Illnesses,” “Protect Yourself When Eating Out.”

Mayo Clinic: “Food Poisoning.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Food Poisoning.”

International Dairy Foods Association: “Pasteurization.”

Foodsaftey.gov: “Sprouts: What You Should Know.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on December 15, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: “Foodborne Germs and Illnesses,” “Protect Yourself When Eating Out.”

Mayo Clinic: “Food Poisoning.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Food Poisoning.”

International Dairy Foods Association: “Pasteurization.”

Foodsaftey.gov: “Sprouts: What You Should Know.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on December 15, 2018

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