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How can I avoid food poisoning while pregnant?

There are many tips and tips that will prevent you and your unborn baby from poisoning during pregnancy, there are some tips and preventive methods we present to prevent food poisoning while pregnant.
How can I avoid food poisoning while pregnant

How can I avoid food poisoning while pregnant?

Don't eat certain foods: see the foods you want to avoid during pregnancy:

  1. Wash your hands before handling food.
  2. Wash all fruits and vegetables, including prepared salads, before eating.
  3. Wash hands, surfaces, and utensils after preparing raw meat.
  4. Cook raw meat so there are no traces of rose or blood.
  5. Heat prepared meals until they boil through - this is especially important for poultry abstainers.
  6. Keep leftovers in the fridge and use within 2 days
  7. Eat food before you have exceeded your "date of use".
  8. There are several types of bacteria that can cause food poisoning while pregnant.

These include:

  1. Salmonella. 
  2. Campylobacter.
  3. Listeria.


  • Salmonella is found in:
  1. raw meat and poultry.
  2. unpasteurized milk. 
  3. raw eggs and raw egg products.
  4. Although salmonella poisoning is unlikely to have lemi3a, it can cause diarrhea and vomiting. 

To reduce the risk of salmonella infection:

  1. Choose British Lion Code of Practice eggs if you want raw or partially boiled eggs - these eggs have a red lion logo printed on the shell and are considered safe to eat.
  2. avoid raw or partially cooked meat, and Avoid raw or partially boiled eggs,  Cook these eggs until the whites and egg yolks are firm.


  • Campylobacter is located in:
  1. Raw and undercoated meat, in particular unpasteurized poultry. 
  2. untreated water.

It may reduce the risk of Campylobacter infection:

  1. Wash your hands thoroughly before preparing and eating food and after handling raw food.
  2. Do not wash raw poultry.
  3. keep cooked food away from raw food.
  4. Cook food, especially meat and poultry, so it's hot.
  5. to keep all kitchen surfaces and appliances clean, such as cutting boards and crockery.
  6. do not drink untreated water from lakes, rivers, or streams.


Listeria can cause an infection called listeriosis, although infection is rare, even a mild form of listeriosis in a pregnant woman can lead to miscarriages, stillbirths, or serious illnesses in newborns.

Listeria is found in unpasteurized milk and many refrigerated foods, including:

  1. Pate. 
  2. gimido cheese and soft blue cheese. 
  3. sliced cooked meat. 
  4. smoked salmon.

It may reduce the risk of listeriosis:

  1. Don't eat certain food poisoning while pregnant,  such as soft cheese and all kinds of pate – see foods to avoid during pregnancy.
  2. Do not drink unpasteurized milk, just drink pasteurized milk or UHT, Heat ready meals or heat food poisoning while pregnant until hot all the way.
  3. make sure the refrigerator is set to 5C or below and works properly.
  4. Do not use the food after the "date of use". 
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