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Raw pork- worried

(8 Posts)
BellaHerbert Sat 18-Jun-11 19:55:57

Hi there everyone,

Im 10wks pregnant with my second child. Almost by chance i was looking at some mattesons pork fridge raiders in the supermarket today that i ate staying late at work about a month ago. I read the ingredients and to my horror it said made with 100% raw pork. Now Im full of worry that Ive eaten something that is a serious 'no no' in pregnancy- would they really contain raw pork?

bigbadbarry Sat 18-Jun-11 20:01:03

I dont know what a fridge raider is, but if it is a month since you ate it j am pretty confident you'd have noticed by now had you given yourself food poisoning smile

TransatlanticCityGirl Sat 18-Jun-11 20:04:09

I have no idea what mattesons pork fridge raiders are, but assuming they do in fact have 100% raw pork, then I still wouldn't worry. the whole raw meat thing is just precautionary - the chances of actually coming down with something are so slim.

also the reason they say to avoid raw meats is due to possibility of Toxoplasmosis - what they don't tell you is that 30% of British women are immune to it.

I think your baby is as much greater risk of you worrying and stressing yourself out over this than it is from what you ate a month ago!

ToriaPumpkin Sat 18-Jun-11 20:06:22

Presumably they're made with raw pork and then cooked? Is it like the 100% chicken breast banners, basically just saying they're not made with eyelids and lips and such?

Riveninside Sat 18-Jun-11 20:06:23

Sutely raw pork isnt allowed? Cos of tapeworm and trich-thungy.

BellaHerbert Sat 18-Jun-11 21:15:39

Cheers for the responses. Its just the fact that it said that it was made with 100% raw pork on the packet- (not in the ingredients), whereas it could ve just said 100% pork thats got me worried. I accept that some of the infections mentioned would give me symptoms but toxoplasmosis is symptomless...

VforViennetta Sat 18-Jun-11 21:19:30

From the website, it seems all products are ready to eat and therefore cooked, no need to worry.

VforViennetta Sat 18-Jun-11 21:20:04

Also you would have surely noticed if it was raw hmm.

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