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    Default Safe to eat truffle (mushroom) when pregnant?

    It’s Truffle season in June! We are thinking of having a truffle special dinner at the restaurant.

    Is it safe to eat truffles when pregnant? They won’t be cooked, and fresh from the ground.

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    I hadn’t even considered they would be unsafe. I have certainly consumed truffles during my pregnancies. I have homemade truffle butter in the freezer and will use it a couple times a month on a streak or roast chicken or pasta.

    I can’t think why it wouldn’t be safe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mum-I-Am View Post
    I hadn’t even considered they would be unsafe. I have certainly consumed truffles during my pregnancies. I have homemade truffle butter in the freezer and will use it a couple times a month on a streak or roast chicken or pasta.

    I can’t think why it wouldn’t be safe.
    the only aspect i would be worried about is the dirt on them. but assuming they’ve been cleaned properly i can’t see any issues beyond that?

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    I would guess unsafe unless cooked as they’ve been in contact with soil which is where listeria is found.

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    Thanks. They won’t be cooked but I would think definitely cleaned up nicely - it’s a nice restaurant serving truffles - they’d do it properly. Mmmm I think I best not risk it.

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    They're safe! (when eaten in a moderation) since they contain high levels of certain minerals but then, it's unlikely you'll be eating them by the kilo. Enjoy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elevatormusic View Post
    They're safe! (when eaten in a moderation) since they contain high levels of certain minerals but then, it's unlikely you'll be eating them by the kilo. Enjoy!
    So tempting...... 🤤

    Messina is serving truffle on gelato from 1st July too..... more 🤤

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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    the only aspect i would be worried about is the dirt on them. but assuming they’ve been cleaned properly i can’t see any issues beyond that?
    Yeah no dirt in the food.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bezzy View Post
    I would guess unsafe unless cooked as they’ve been in contact with soil which is where listeria is found.
    But people eat raw carrots

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mum-I-Am View Post
    But people eat raw carrots
    presumably with the outer skin removed?


 

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