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14 Dangerous Summer Foods

Summary: What are the top foods that could cause food poisoning this summer?
Air Date: 7/10/15
Duration: 10
Host: Leigh Vinocur, MD
Guest Bio: Lori Zanini, RD
Zanini Lori Lori Zanini is a nationally-recognized Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator. She is the owner of a nutrition consulting firm in Los Angeles and a Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has previously been recognized as the Young Dietitian of the Year by the state of California.

As a frequently sought-after nutrition expert, she has been quoted in multiple media outlets including: CNN, ABC News, Fox News, Shape, GQ, Men's Fitness, Oxygen Magazine, LA Times, and many more.
    14 Dangerous Summer Foods
    After being bundled up all winter long, the summer months are the perfect time to get out and enjoy picnic, BBQs, and new restaurants in your area.

    However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year approximately one in six Americans get sick, and 128,000 are hospitalized from foodborne diseases. Among 31 known pathogens, most deaths occur from salmonella, toxoplasma, listeria, and norovirus.

    The following foods are most likely to ruin your good time:

    1. Burgers
    2. Sprouts
    3. Caesar dressing
    4. Leafy green salads
    5. Oysters
    6. Homemade ice cream
    7. Melons
    8. Chicken
    9. Tomatoes
    10. Deviled eggs
    11. Macaroni salad
    12. Leftovers
    13. Charred meats
    14. Potato salad

    Lori Zanini, RD, shares the 14 dangerous foods of summer.