These 20 foods should never be eaten raw
Raw eggs can carry harmful bacteria like Salmonella, causing severe food poisoning.
Raw or undercooked meat may contain E. coli, Salmonella, and Listeria, leading to serious health issues.
Raw chicken and turkey may harbor bacteria like Campylobacter and Salmonella, causing foodborne illnesses.
Raw fish and shellfish can carry parasites and bacteria, such as Vibrio and Norovirus, causing infections.
Raw potatoes contain toxins called glycoalkaloids, which can lead to digestive problems and poisoning.
Raw kidney beans contain lectin, a toxin causing vomiting and diarrhea. Proper cooking is necessary.
Rhubarb leaves contain oxalic acid, which is toxic and should not be eaten.
Raw cassava contains cyanide, a potent toxin. Proper processing and cooking are essential for safety.
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