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What are the chances of getting a foodborne illness from raw grassfed beef?
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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In brief: Higher than cooked
Cooking destroys many disease causing micro-organisms so your chances are higher with raw beef than cooked.
Cooking does not destroy some toxins associated with food-poisoning so if the beef was not properly processed and refrigerated prior to cooking, so it's not 100%. Grassfed implies the cow was not crowded in a feedlot but even that may be misleading. Buyer beware!

In brief: Higher than cooked
Cooking destroys many disease causing micro-organisms so your chances are higher with raw beef than cooked.
Cooking does not destroy some toxins associated with food-poisoning so if the beef was not properly processed and refrigerated prior to cooking, so it's not 100%. Grassfed implies the cow was not crowded in a feedlot but even that may be misleading. Buyer beware!
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