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Six kinds of foods that are most likely to carry bacteria

1. Eggs
Us Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that in United States the number of patients infected with salmonella from eating eggs each year is more than 140000. Eggs, if mishandled can cause infections. Don't eat raw eggs. Make sure you cook them thoroughly before eating. After contact with raw eggs, wash your hands thoroughly with warm soapy water.

2. Vegetables.
According to the data of US Disease Control Center, green leafy vegetables are the number one source of foodborne illness. Vegetables grown in the soil are vulnerable to environmental pollution, animal manure pollution and other sources of pollution so it is the source of salmonella, escherichia coli and other pathogens.

3. The fruit category.
When having fruits such like melon and cantaloupe, one should be vigilant to infection bacteria. These bacteria come from the gardens and can cause cross infection in the process of transportation.

4. Fish
Fish and other seafood are most vulnerable to vibrio pollution, especially in the summer when the water temperature rise as the vibrio is more likely to reproduce. The cooking temperature for fish and seafood should be at least 62.7 ℃.

5. Meat
Meat is rich nutrition but in the process of slaughtering and transportation, it is vulnerable to bacterial contamination. Escherichia coli, salmonella and parasites are important factors causing meat and poultry pollution.

6. Nuts
Nuts and seeds are easy to be contaminated with salmonella in the process of picking and shipping. IT is suggested not to have sunflower seeds and nut food when they are raw.

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