7 Most Harmful Foods that People Keep Eating

Raw foods of animal origin are the most likely to be contaminated, specifically raw or undercooked meat and poultry, raw or lightly cooked eggs, unpasteurized (raw) milk, and raw shellfish.
Fruits and vegetables also may get contaminated.
While certain foods are more likely to make you sick, any food can get contaminated in the field, during processing, or during other stages in the food production chain, including through cross-contamination with raw meat in kitchens.Eating fresh produce provides important health benefits, but sometimes raw fruits and vegetables may cause food poisoning from harmful germs such as SalmonellaE. coli, and Listeria. Fresh fruits and vegetables can be contaminated anywhere along the journey from farm to table, including by cross-contamination in the kitchenYou can get very sick from raw (unpasteurized) milk and products made with it, including soft cheeses (such as queso fresco, blue-veined, feta, brie and camembert), ice cream, and yogurt. That’s because raw milk can carry harmful germs, including CampylobacterCryptosporidium, E. coliListeria, and Salmonella.Eggs can contain a germ called Salmonella that can make you sick, even if the egg looks clean and uncracked. Use pasteurized eggs and egg products when preparing recipes that call for raw or undercooked eggs. In addition:
Avoid foods that contain raw or undercooked eggs, such as homemade Caesar salad dressing and eggnog.
Cook eggs until the yolks and whites are firm.
Cook foods containing eggs thoroughly.
Keep eggs refrigerated at 40°F or colder.
Do not taste or eat raw batter or dough.