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A 23-year-old male asked:

What could happen if someone touches raw ground meat and doesnt wash there hands properly?. are the people around them at risk for food poisoning?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not necessarily: A number of things have to happen for people to be at risk of food poisoning: 1. The ground meat has to have some infectious agent in it. 2. The person touching it and not washing hands has to handle food that would be eaten by others. 3, The food was not cooked after the person touched it.

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Last updated Aug 11, 2018

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