Infectious Diseases

8 Food and Water Safety Tips for Travelers


DO eat fully cooked, hot food

DON’T eat raw fruits and vegetables

DO eat hard-cooked eggs

DON’T drink tap water or have ice in your drinks

DO drink bottled water, soda or sports drinks

DON’T eat or drink unpasteurized dairy products

DO eat dry foods and packaged foods

Don’t eat food from street vendors

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