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Kraklen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-17-05 03:42 PM
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10. Pretty rare.
But you really, really don't want to get it.
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  -How easy is it to get salmonella from eggs? KurtNYC  Jun-17-05 03:37 PM   #0 
  - It's very rare.  GOPisEvil   Jun-17-05 03:38 PM   #1 
  - I've been munching on raw cookie dough for 36 years and  Pacifist Patriot   Jun-17-05 03:39 PM   #2 
  - I do that!! Good stuff!  purr   Jun-17-05 03:41 PM   #8 
     - Ew, you got me on the rare steak.  Pacifist Patriot   Jun-17-05 03:42 PM   #9 
        - Sorry :) I was borderline vegetarian for awhile - only ate  purr   Jun-17-05 03:49 PM   #15 
  - Dont worry  mainegreen   Jun-17-05 03:39 PM   #3 
  - Basically  hobbit709   Jun-17-05 03:40 PM   #4 
  - WRONG.  Lindacooks   Jun-17-05 03:45 PM   #13 
     - Alright, now divide that 2 to four million...  Kraklen   Jun-17-05 03:49 PM   #16 
        - really, you should divide it by the number of people who eat eggs.  leftofthedial   Jun-17-05 03:56 PM   #20 
        - Disagree.  Kraklen   Jun-17-05 04:02 PM   #26 
        - That number includes cases from meat (chicken)  KurtNYC   Jun-17-05 03:58 PM   #21 
        - I don't care how many you divide it by,  Lindacooks   Jun-17-05 04:01 PM   #24 
  - Lots of people have had salmonella and didn't even know it.  Maddy McCall   Jun-17-05 03:40 PM   #5 
  - I had salmonella, but not from eggs.  GumboYaYa   Jun-17-05 03:40 PM   #6 
  - Atlon Brown says  wideopen   Jun-17-05 03:40 PM   #7 
  - Commercial chickens are heavily dosed with antibiotics.  ihaveaquestion   Jun-17-05 03:45 PM   #12 
  - Pretty rare.  Kraklen   Jun-17-05 03:42 PM   #10 
  - As a Food Scientist, I say:  Lindacooks   Jun-17-05 03:44 PM   #11 
  - When I had it, I lost over twenty pounds in five days, almost all of it  GumboYaYa   Jun-17-05 03:49 PM   #14 
     - Yep, it's absolutely terrible.  Lindacooks   Jun-17-05 03:59 PM   #22 
     - Until you experience a severe case, it is easy to be flippant.  GumboYaYa   Jun-17-05 04:05 PM   #27 
     - I had amoebic dystentery  OldLeftieLawyer   Jun-17-05 04:00 PM   #23 
  - Caesar dressing uses raw egg.  Shell Beau   Jun-17-05 03:51 PM   #17 
  - Well, your life may BE shortened because you don't worry about that.  Lindacooks   Jun-17-05 04:02 PM   #25 
     - I certainly think everyone should be aware of the risks,  Shell Beau   Jun-17-05 04:07 PM   #28 
     - That is the crux of my concern  KurtNYC   Jun-17-05 04:10 PM   #29 
  - You can buy pasteurized eggs  AllegroRondo   Jun-17-05 03:54 PM   #18 
  - it's very easy if the eggs are infected  leftofthedial   Jun-17-05 03:54 PM   #19 
  - Eggs are pasturized at relatively low temps  sybylla   Jun-17-05 04:37 PM   #30 
  - My immune system is not the best so I asked my doctor.....  Rowdyboy   Jun-17-05 06:42 PM   #31 

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