Most Dangerous Foods You Didn't Know Could Kill You

15 Most Dangerous Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill You

8. Raw Meat and Uncooked Eggs

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Raw meat, including the red meats, chicken as well as seafood, and eggs that have not been cooked may contain salmonella bacteria that can lead to gastroenteritis in humans.

Salmonella poisoning could cause serious complications, including bacteremia (when salmonella is introduced into the bloodstream) which can be life-threatening for those who have less robust immune systems. Also, you should light a flame underneath your food to minimize dangers.

Signs that are indicative of Salmonella food poisoning can include symptoms of stomach cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, and fever. The symptoms typically manifest within 6 hours to six days after the onset of an infection. It can be present for up to 7 days following eating the food that has been contaminated by the bacteria.

To stay safe, be sure meats are properly cooked, and the best way to avoid getting sick is to make sure you cook eggs until the white and the yolk are firm. Refrigerate eggs or foods that have eggs right after you cook them. For recipes that call for raw eggs, like Caesar dressing or hollandaise sauce, use only pasteurized eggs.

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