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7) e. A California roll made with cooked crabmeat (not raw fish) is the safest choice on this menu. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that swordfish, shark, king mackerel and tilefish may contain unacceptable levels of mercury. The raw egg used in classic Caesar salad dressing may harbor salmonella (though plenty of so-called Caesar salads are not made using raw eggs, so investigate further). While not raw, seared ahi tuna usually is served very rare. Raw and undercooked fish, meat and poultry pose a food-poisoning risk, so carpaccio (raw beef) is off-limits. Avoid unpasteurized cheeses, such as Camembert, brie, feta, any blue-veined and soft Mexican-style cheeses. Also stay away from unpasteurized milk, fruit or vegetable juice.

 

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