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Food Safety for Moms-to-Be
How to Prevent Toxoplasmosis (cont’d)
Don’t forget to . . .
Fruits and vegetables thoroughly
Raw foods from ready-to-eat foods
Remember these 3 simple steps: Clean, Separate, and Cook.
Toxoplasma can be found on unwashed fruits and vegetables, so be sure to clean/rinse them thoroughly under running water before eating them.
Toxoplasma can also be found in raw and undercooked meat, so keep these raw foods separate from ready-to-eat foods. Also, cook meat thoroughly. Use a food thermometer to check.
One last reminder: Don’t drink untreated water, particularly when traveling in less-developed countries.