Pregnant women CAN eat soft cheeses!!
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Did you listen to part 1 about deli meat & listeria in pregnancy?
Is it safe for pregnant women to eat soft cheese?
"Don't eat soft cheese" - that's probably what you were told by your mom or doctor, right? Well, that "official" recommendation was probably skewed from the original version.
In any case, as of now, the CDC states that soft cheese is okay for pregnant women to eat if they are made with pasteurized milk.
Mentioned in the Episode
1. Statistics of listeria poisoning affecting pregnant women.
2. Listeria poisoning & their sources since 2011.
3. Listeria poisoning likelihood and prevention.
4. CDC podcast episode about listeria outbreaks from soft cheeses.
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