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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

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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 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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Is it safe to eat american cheese during pregnancy?

Yes: Any pasteurized milk cheese is ok. American cheese almost always falls into that category. Check the label. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat blue cheese dressing during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat blue cheese dressing during pregnancy?

No: There are different types of blue cheeses, but in general there is a risk of contracting listeriosis from most blue cheeses. It is easiest just to avoid all of these types during pregnancy.

Here is a reference: http://www. Babycentre. Co.Uk/x3175/is-it-safe-to-eat-cheese-during-pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is eating the Greek food Saganaki (fried Kasseri Cheese) safe to eat during pregnancy? I have read it's unpasteurized.

Is eating the Greek food Saganaki (fried Kasseri Cheese) safe to eat during pregnancy? I have read it's unpasteurized.

Mixed signals, here: As I imagine you have discovered, this question is a conundrum. General pregnancy advice is to avoid soft, unpasteurized cheeses in pregnancy. While Kasseri is unpasteurized, it is hard and there are many anecdotal reports about eating it safely in pregnancy. The CDC does not include kasseri in its list of cheese to avoid when pregnant:queso fresco/blanco/panela; brie; Camembert; blue-veined; feta ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat mac n cheese with annatto extract when pregnant? It's used as a coloring. I've eaten it several times and always felt a bit sick aft

Is it safe to eat mac n cheese with annatto extract when pregnant? It's used as a coloring. I've eaten it several times and always felt a bit sick aft

Annatto extract: Annatto extract is a natural food coloring used in many south american countries. It appears to be a safe food coloring. Feeling sick is probably more related to the high fat content in the mac n cheese, than the food coloring. ...Read more

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Is cream cheese such as (cheese cake) safe to eat during pregnancy?

Weight gain: Sounds delicious. Just watch the calories. It's not dangerous to the baby to eat dessert on occasion. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat pumpkin/cream cheese flan during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat pumpkin/cream cheese flan during pregnancy?

Probably: Cream cheese is typically pasteurized which makes it safe in pregnancy. Pumpkin cream cheese flan sounds terrible to me, but if it is tasty to you then go for it! ...Read more

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I am currently pregnant and my husband is worried about me eating (pasteurized) cheese because it contains xanthan gum. Is it safe for me to eat?

I am currently pregnant and my husband is worried about me eating (pasteurized) cheese because it contains xanthan gum. Is it safe for me to eat?

Yes: Pasteurized cheese is safe to eat if stored properly. Xanthan gum is one of those food additives found in so many foods... haven't heard of it causing birth defects. As long as one is not overdoing her cheese-eating, there should be no worries. Everything in moderation, as always. ...Read more

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I am 12 weeks pregnant & was wondering if the fontina cheese on my pizza is safe to eat. It says it's pasteurized.?

I am 12 weeks pregnant & was wondering if the fontina cheese on my pizza is safe to eat. It says it's pasteurized.?

Heat!: The pizza oven heats to some 800 degrees farenheiht. Not much survives this temperature. This also applies to frozen pizza, provided it hasn't been mishandled. Enjoy your pizza! ...Read more

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I am 17 weeks pregnant and I had feta cheese. I want to know if it safe to eat feta cheese. What treatment and test I need to take to treat it. Thanks?

Food Questions: There is absolutely nothing to worry about feta cheese and pregnancy. If there were a whole culture of greeks would be in trouble. ...Read more

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Why is it that pregnant women aren't supposed to eat things such as nuts and certain cheeses etc?

Why is it that pregnant women aren't supposed to eat things such as nuts and certain cheeses etc?

Bacteria, allergy: Certain cheeses have bacteria that may harm the pregnancy
nuts were previously thought to induce an allergy in the newborn if consumed during pregnancy or breastfeeding; today this is not considered to be true hyopthesis. ...Read more

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If I cook soft cheeses, eg feta on top of pizza baked, would that be safe to eat while pregnant bc the heat would kill any bacteria?

If I cook soft cheeses, eg feta on top of pizza baked, would that be safe to eat while pregnant bc the heat would kill any bacteria?

Safe vs Sorry: Listeria is a bacteria found in soft cheeses. It's possible that the heat from the oven would kill the bacteria. It is also possible that some of the bacteria would not be killed. Since pregnant women are 20 times more likely to get an infection from listeria I would rather you be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Can I eat velveeta mac and cheese when pregnant?

Can I eat velveeta mac and cheese when pregnant?

I am familiar with: This product. Know of no contraindication to eating this when pregnant. ...Read more

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Is parmesan cheese safe while pregnant?

Is parmesan cheese safe while pregnant?

Yes: For a pregnant woman, the parmesan cheese that she usually eats without problems, is also safe to eat during pregnancy. Parmesan is a "hard" cheese and has little risk for carrying listeria bacteria. Some of the "soft" cheeses, especially those that are not processed and not prepackaged, are more risky. It's best to avoid unpasteurized cheese and other unpasteurized dairy products. ...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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I been eating grilled cheese sandwiches like everyday it's seems to be the only thing I like is it okay for me to eat a lot of cheese while pregnant?

I been eating grilled cheese sandwiches like everyday it's seems to be the only thing I like is it okay for me to eat a lot of cheese while pregnant?

Yes: Cravings are common in pregnancy, especially at the beginning. Hopefully this is not ALL you are eating, but there is no specific reason to worry. ...Read more

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Is fetta cheese good for a pregnant woman?

Is fetta cheese good for a pregnant woman?

Cheese and pregnancy: Pregnant women should avoid soft cheeses, such as Brie, feta and blue cheese, unless they are clearly labeled as being pasteurized or made with pasteurized milk. ...Read more

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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