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Food Safety for Moms-to-Be
Foodborne Risk #3
- Parasite causes toxoplasmosis
- Found in:
- Cat feces
- Raw and undercooked meat
- Unwashed fruits and vegetables
- Contaminated water
Last, but not least of these undesirables, is Toxoplasma.
This parasite causes an illness called toxoplasmosis, which can be found in cat feces, raw and undercooked meat, unwashed fruits and vegetables, and contaminated water.
It can also be found in dust and soil.