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Can my 16 month old eat feta cheese?

Can my 16 month old eat feta cheese?

YES: Feta cheese is safe after typically the first year. Allergies can occur, so as always one has to cautious, when giving for the first time. It is staple in some cultures, to give it sooner in the first year. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat feta cheese while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat feta cheese while pregnant?

Yes: First of all the entire country of greece seems to have no problems with eating feta and having babies. The issue with soft cheeses is not the cheese per se but that soft cheese may be made from unpasteurized milk and that can be linked to listeria infection. Most cheese in america is made from pasteurized dairy including feta. In addition, listeria can grow in any spoiled food, not just dairy. ...Read more

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Can I eat kraft cheese slices while pregnant?

Can I eat kraft cheese slices while pregnant?

Cheese: Yes you can - only concern might be lactose intolerance or calcium overload --- but cheese slices will not really be enough to cause concern in either category ...Read more

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Is cheddar cheese ok to eat during pregnancy?

Is cheddar cheese ok to eat during pregnancy?

Yes: Yes. In general avoid soft cheeses ( brie, camembert, roquefort, feta, gorgonzola & mexican style cheeses) ...Read more

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Is sargento 4 cheese mexican safe to eat while pregnant?

Is sargento 4 cheese mexican safe to eat while pregnant?

perfectly fine: Cheese as part of a balanced diet is ok and mexican cheese can fit into that diet. Mexican cheese is a mixture of several cheeses according to a mexican formulation and most are made in the us and not imported from mexico. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant women to eat blue cheese? Thank you.

Is it safe for pregnant women to eat blue cheese? Thank you.

Yes, if pasteurized.: All pasteurized dairy products are safe in pregnancy, including blue cheese (roquefort). ...Read more

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Can you eat unpasteurized cheese that is thoroughly cooked while pregnant?

Can you eat unpasteurized cheese that is thoroughly cooked while pregnant?

Heat: Cooking does kill listeria, so if cheese was cooked at high enough heat, you should be okay. ...Read more