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Mozzarella

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harverina Thu 09-May-13 22:46:31

Mozzarella - can i eat it? I know that it is on the safe list for pregnant women so long as its pasteurised but the cheese I have bought doesn't say whether it is pasteurised or not!

Stupidest question I know but I am desperate for a mozzarella and tomato salad blush which I had last night and now I am wondering of I should actually have it?

I just assumed products had to say if they were unpasteurised?

bramblina Thu 09-May-13 22:50:06

It will be pastuerised, it's fine. Soft cheeses are not (brie etc) which is a totally differrent process and therefore bacteria which is dangerous is present. Enjoy your salad!!

LouiseD29 Thu 09-May-13 22:51:12

Tuck in! smile

Christelle2207 Thu 09-May-13 22:52:16

In the supermarkets the stuff you shouldn't eat is clearly labelled "not suitable for pg women" if it's to be avoided. Mozzarella fine.

harverina Fri 10-May-13 08:16:44

Thanks! I didn't eat it as was too scared to, but will tonight!!

MrsHY1 Fri 10-May-13 13:24:03

If bought in a supermarket, totally fine. If bought in a fancy deli you need to ask as lot of their fresh mozzarellas are unpasturised. You've got me hankering after mozzarella now!!

harverina Sun 12-May-13 15:29:12

Sorry! In the end I found a brand in tesco that states that it is made from pasteurised milk grin anyway so was happy with that.

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