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Infographics: Food and Water - Risky vs. Safer

Infographic: Risky vs. Safer

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Risky vs. Safer: Food and Drink Choices while Traveling

Risky choices:

  • Uncooked vegetables such as salads and salsa
  • Food from street vendors
  • Raw or rare meat or fish
  • Raw or runny eggs
  • Fountain drinks
  • Tap or well water
  • Flavored ice or ice pops
  • Bushmeat (monkeys, bats, or other wild game)
  • Ice or drinks (such as juice) made with tap or well water
  • Food served at room temperature (avoid buffets where food has been sitting)

Safer choices:

  • Fruit and vegetables YOU have washed in clean water or peeled
  • Milk and dairy products ONLY if pasteurized
  • Food that is cooked and served hot
  • Hot coffee or tea
  • Water that you know has been disinfected (boiled, filtered, treated)
  • Ice made with bottled or disinfected water
  • Water, sodas, or sports drinks from a sealed can or bottle (carbonated is safer)
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