6 Foods You Must Never Consume Raw Or Half-Cooked

Eating raw foods or half-cooked foods can be very dangerous as it may contain types of harmful bacteria, pathogens and toxins.

Written by Kinkini Gupta | Updated : September 27, 2023 6:35 PM IST

Can You Eat Raw Food?

When you decide what you are going to eat for your meal, you instinctively also decide how much you are going to but. However, sometimes, people may not pay attention to how the meal is being cooked. For instance, there are some foods that you must never eat raw or half cooked. Here is a list.


Raw or minced meat often contain bacteria and parasites which could cause foodborne illnesses. Always cook them properly before eating.


Many people prefer eating raw sprouts but this is unhealthy. The bacteria present in them can cause food poisoning or illnesses. It is better to cook them well before eating.


Leafy greens if not washed and cooked properly may be contaminated with pathogens and toxins.