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Can listeriosis be prevented?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Listeria
Wash your hands after you handle hot dogs.
Avoid cross-contaminating fluid from hot dogs packages with utensils or food prep surfaces. Ensure hot dogs or luncheon meats you eat have been reheated to the point that they are steaming hot. Avoid soft cheeses blue-veined cheeses; ; mexican-style cheeses. Avoid eating refrigerated pâtés ; meat spreads. Canned or shelf-stable pâtäs ; meat spreads may.

In brief: Listeria
Wash your hands after you handle hot dogs.
Avoid cross-contaminating fluid from hot dogs packages with utensils or food prep surfaces. Ensure hot dogs or luncheon meats you eat have been reheated to the point that they are steaming hot. Avoid soft cheeses blue-veined cheeses; ; mexican-style cheeses. Avoid eating refrigerated pâtés ; meat spreads. Canned or shelf-stable pâtäs ; meat spreads may.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
be eaten. Only eat refrigerated smoked seafood that has been cooked. Only drink milk or eat food w milk products that have been pasteurized. You can eat hard cheese; semi-soft cheeses; pasteurized processed cheeses, cream cheese & cottage cheese. It is ok to eat canned sea food.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Mostly
Not being pregnant or immune suppressed helps.
Otherwise, avoid unpasteurized dairy products and cold cuts.

In brief: Mostly
Not being pregnant or immune suppressed helps.
Otherwise, avoid unpasteurized dairy products and cold cuts.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Michael Silverman
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes and no
It's a food borne illness so good hand hygiene and cook food well and avoid unwashed and leftover food and you should be good.

In brief: Yes and no
It's a food borne illness so good hand hygiene and cook food well and avoid unwashed and leftover food and you should be good.
Dr. Michael Silverman
Dr. Michael Silverman
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