It is said that you have to avoid eating raw oysters or lightly cooked shellfish. Older people, pregnant women, very young children and people who are in sensitive in health are advised to avoid eating this. Norovirus is the main cause of food poisoning. It is often related to eating contaminated fruit, leafy greens or shellfishes like oysters. The virus causes nausea, vomiting, watery diarrhea and abdominal cramping typically occur within 12 to 48 hours of exposure. Vibrio bacteria present in the oysters can give you the symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea (without blood) which is said to last 2 to 8 days.
Salmonella, a bacterium that often infect eggs, is known to cause food poisoning. Both the yolk and white of the egg have to be cooked properly in order to stop feeling nausea. Refrigerate the eggs before consuming. The bacteria salmonella can spread quickly to surfaces like kitchen worktops, hands and other foods. Wash your hands well after handling eggs or the ones that were just cracked open. Even the ones that are still remaining in their shells.
It is said that more than thousands of illness are caused by consuming meat. Chicken being the first in the list of culprits and beef second. Raw meat from animals or under cooked meat will leave you feeling nauseous. Steaks and burgers are not always the right choice unless the meat is cooked properly.
This food contains bacteria like salmonella or listeria that could cause miscarriages. Raw milk cheese has limited numbers of harmful microorganisms if produced under strict conditions. Raw milk cheese, if aged fewer than 60 days, can invite symptoms like flu, headache, muscle aches, fever, nausea and vomiting.
Raw sprouts are just dangerous! While sprouts are considered to be healthy food for children, they are also highly prone to the bacterial contamination. Saute sprouts before adding them with any other food.