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What Are The Odds Of Getting Infected With Parasites After Eating Raw Seafood?

What Are The Odds Of Getting Infected With Parasites After Eating Raw Seafood?

Parasites can be found in uncooked or undercooked food. Here's what you need to know. A 30-year-old man from California who ate salmon sashimi daily found a 1.6m tapeworm slithering out of his body during a painful visit to the bathroom last August (2017)...
Is It Safe to Eat The Layer Of Wax On Fruits Like Apples & Pears?

Is It Safe to Eat The Layer Of Wax On Fruits Like Apples & Pears?

Fruits like apples, pears and plums have a waxy layer. Is it safe to consume them? Reader Valencia Seah wrote in after buying some apples. "As I could see a whitish layer on the skin, I used a knife to scrape it. Quite of a lot of white shavings came o...
Is It Safe to Eat Hot Food From Takeaway Plastic Containers?

Is It Safe to Eat Hot Food From Takeaway Plastic Containers?

Hawker centres use plastic containers to store hot foodstuff. Is it safe to eat from these containers? Can the containers be reused? Dr Wong Kwok Onn, director of regulatory programmes department, regulatory administration group, at the Agri-Food and Vete...