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Does kimchi need to be pasteurized before eating if pregnant? Whole foods has a natural unpasteurized kimchi it sells & i'd like to buy it. Am 12 weeks

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Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: See below

Given how kimchi is made you might want to avoid it while pregnant unless you are sure it is infection free.

In brief: See below

Given how kimchi is made you might want to avoid it while pregnant unless you are sure it is infection free.
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