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Food safety during pregnancy

Listeria risk pregnancy

Many of us are aware that certain foods are labelled as being unsafe during pregnancy.. raw fish, raw egg, soft cheeses and pre-packed deli salads being a few examples. However, while it may appear to be general knowledge what exactly should be avoided is a bit of a grey area. There’s an enormous amount of conflicting information out there.. it can really be confusing. For example, what about feta on pizza? Cold smoked salmon? Cold smoked meats? ..  What about brie that’s baked?.. What about freshly made fruit juice from a cafe? And, are re-heated leftovers fine? Clients often ask questions like these so here is a clear summary, which I hope is helpful.

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