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Eating raw veggies on sma and gto ok?

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Eating raw veggies on sma and gto ok?

The topic says my question. I have always been told to avoid raw in Mexico but wondering if that is still true in more tourist end area like these. Thanks!

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1. Re: Eating raw veggies on sma and gto ok?

You need to soak them to assure cleanliness Solution found at any supermarket.

PS Restaurants are fine for eating Veggies & salads.

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2. Re: Eating raw veggies on sma and gto ok?

Great! Thanks for your reply.

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3. Re: Eating raw veggies on sma and gto ok?

One of the solutions you can buy is called Microdyn. Chicken and fish might be more of a problem than veggies and salad, but in more than ten years I have never had a serious issue.

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4. Re: Eating raw veggies on sma and gto ok?

So we were in the Mercado today in GTO and had carnitas at a stand - delicious! But I skipped the salsa crudo due to concerns about the safety of the tomatoes and cilantro. I hated doing that, it looked so good. Should I have asked if the veggies were disinfected? Or just eaten it anyway?? Thank you all for your input.

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5. Re: Eating raw veggies on sma and gto ok?

I would trust the food. Nobody wants to poison a potential repeat customer, and the Mexicans seem as knowledgeable about sanitation and food safety as the rest of us, if not more so.

I've eaten all across Mexico and never gotten sick. My personal secret weapon? Hand sanitizer.

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6. Re: Eating raw veggies on sma and gto ok?

Nice response, thank you! :)

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