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is it safe to eat food that falls on floor
A 39-year-old male asked:
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
No. Discard all food: No. Discard all food that has come into contact with floodwater, including canned goods, water bottles, and plastic utensils. When in doubt, throw it ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe but why chance: Hepatitis c is predominantly a virus infection transmitted by blood. Pubmed actually references however several case series (us and international lit ... Read More
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Hepatitis c is not transmitted through contaminated food!
A 44-year-old female asked:
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Better to skip: The protective gear is not protectve enough to prepare food
A 36-year-old female asked:
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
SAFE.: Irradiation is actually a method for food sterilization - so do not be concerned about food that has been scanned at the tsa station!
A 39-year-old female asked:
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: There was a hoopla about plastic in the microwave a while back that had no real scientific basis. I'm not aware of any reason to be concerned about pl ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
35 years experience Family Medicine
Don't worry: The risks of infection from eating food that has been touched by someone, even with open wounds, is very low. If the person had certain rare transmiss ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
67 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Burnt food is like charcoal; absorbs intestinal gas. It is safe if the food was safe to begin with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
61 years experience Family Medicine
Cans: Food can spoil after the expiration date so it is safer not to eat them. Good Luck
A 20-year-old female asked:
38 years experience Dermatology
Not too much: Keep the processed and fatty foods to a minimum.
A 40-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Msg in pregnancy is controversial becomes some studies showed problems in mice exposed to large doses. Those risks have not been shown in human studie ... Read More
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