Raw or Undercooked Eggs
Raw or undercooked eggs can contain salmonella bacteria, which can cause foodborne illness.
While leafy greens like spinach and lettuce are nutritious, they can be a source of foodborne illness if not properly washed and handled.
Sprouts, including alfalfa, mung bean, and clover sprouts, are susceptible to bacterial contamination.
Raw or undercooked shellfish, such as oysters, clams, and mussels, may contain harmful bacteria or viruses that can cause food poisoning.
Unpasteurized Dairy Products
Unpasteurized milk, cheese, and other dairy products can contain harmful bacteria like Listeria, E. coli, or Salmonella.
While raw honey can have health benefits, it should not be given to infants under one year old.
Certain fish, such as shark, swordfish, king mackerel, and tilefish, tend to have higher levels of mercury, which can be harmful, particularly for pregnant women.
Gluten-Free Processed Foods
While gluten-free options are essential for individuals with celiac disease.