Raw meat products can include Yersinia bacteria, E. coli, which can cause life-threatening hemolytic uremic syndrome in 10% of cases, and Salmonella.
Fresh produce can cause food poisoning from Listeria, E. coli, and Salmonella. Rinse and wash your produce to avoid harmful bacteria.
Raw milk and raw milk products are commonly contaminated with E. coli, Campylobacter, Cryptosporidium, Listeria, and Salmonella, all of which can cause severe sickness.
Salmonella can cause food poisoning and lead to more serious sickness or even death if eggs are infected.
Salmonella and Vibrio vulnificus, most common in oysters, cause 80,000 illnesses and 100 deaths in the U.S. each year.
Germs thrive in warm, humid circumstances like sprouts. Consuming alfalfa, bean, or other sprouts uncooked or barely cooked can cause Salmonella, E. coli, or Listeria food poisoning.
Flour is usually untreated and contains microorganisms. Germs can infect grain in the field or during flour production.