You probably haven’t given the topic of sprouts much thought, but when people do, they usually think good nutrition, health food or perhaps a health food restaurant.
Nothing could be further from the truth. The foodborne illness risk associated with sprouts far outweighs its nutritional benefits.
In last week’s column, I talked about the risk some people take when eating undercooked meats, eggs and seafood. Some of the same risks and concerns apply to raw sprouts.
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