10 Foods to Avoid when Traveling Abroad

Often food into one of the objects of photography, but there is a risk behind it

Fish market in Gili Trawangan, Lombok

You walk in a tourist area and one of the parallel activities with tours, among others, take selfie pictures as well as taking photos of the food that is unique in a tourist spot.

Getting the excitement is a fairness when we are on vacation, but sometimes we forget one thing, the disease is contained in one of these foods. Some of the bacteria or viruses, such as the E. Coli bacterie, Hepatitis A, typhoid, and other assorted carried from contaminated food.

Fruit market in Cibodas, Bogor

Here are 10 foods that should be avoided when traveling.

1. The local alcoholic beverages. Thorough well before consuming, because it could be a cause of dangerous diseases, especially for visitors who do not know.

2. The non-pasteurized dairy products. According to the US Food and Drug Administration that milk or other dairy products, such as cheese and ice cream, which produced non-pasteurized potentially 150 times more bacteria than a product that passes the pasteurization disease process, because it kills the Salmonella bacteria, E. coli, listeria, and a variety of other harmful bacteria that can be found in raw milk products.

3. Salad. Advice from the World Health Organization to not eat raw green leafy vegetables. May contain dangerous microorganisms that will not disappear when washed with water.

4. Fish and shellfish. Sometimes fish or shellfish into a source of ascariasis, worms on raw fish lodged in the human digestive tract. While the clams are toxin that can cause paralysis, neurotoxic, and amnesic.

5. Buffet food. Be careful on the food type like this, because it was served in a long time, without any apparent supervision. Perhaps there is coughing or sneezing, or those who forget to wash your hands.

6. Raw eggs. Dangers lurk for congenital bacteria in foods, from egg shells carried over into the cuisine.

7. Type particular fruit. Choose fruits that have thick skin that is protected from polluted water and soil, and is considered safe for consumption, best for consumption are banana, mango, pineapple and papaya.

8. Immature meat. You must be sure before, the whole process of presentation, ranging from the farm until ready to serve. The outer skin is generally easily contaminated meat bacterial diseases, as well as the muscle tissue of meat should be cooked until the temperature reaches 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

9. Wild animals meat. Of course there are concerns on viruses, such as Ebola virus and other zoonotic viruses. Conservation expert advice to avoid meat of wild animals originating from dangerous and endangered species.

10. Lolli Ice. Be careful with the water quality of the ingredients to makethis kind of ice, fruit served, and non-pasteurized processed products.

Of course you want to get a good vacation, fun and certainly did not get any disturbance, including diseases.

(Source M Chairunisa – Kompas Travel, Smarter Travel /Images F Benjamin, S Nababan)


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