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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
A 21-year-old female asked:

i cut up a tomato on a plate that just had raw hamburg on can i still eat the tomato if i rinse it off i don't wanna risk getting ecoli?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Why even chance it: While for the most part you'll probably be fine, why even chance a bout of food poisoning.

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Last updated Mar 28, 2015

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