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In general, it's safe to eat raw potatoes, but it isn't recommended. Uncooked potatoes do have the potential to be harmful.


Eggs are unsafe to eat raw because they contain a bacteria called salmonella that causes intestinal infections, especially in young children and pregnant women, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Salmonella poisoning can cause fever, abdominal cramps, v...


It is possible to get sick by eating raw potatoes if the potatoes contain bacteria, such as E. coli, listeria or salmonella. The consumption of raw potatoes on a regular basis can lead to toxic alkaloid levels in the body, which can lead to vomiting, cramping, headaches...


Eating raw potatoes does not cause worms, although it is not a particularly good practice for humans. Raw potatoes have a high concentration of alkaloids, which are broken down during the cooking process. Exposure to high levels of alkaloids can have adverse effects suc...


Anyone who does not have a peanut allergy may eat raw peanuts safely. The peanuts should be inspected before they are eaten, according to the San Francisco Gate.


It is safe to eat raw pumpkin. It may be richer in nutrients than cooked pumpkin as cooking usually strips produce of some vitamins and minerals.


Shrimp sashimi, or raw shrimp, can be safely consumed under some circumstances, although this is considered to be a high-risk raw food that should be purchased and consumed with great care, according to the Centre for Food Safety. The marine shrimp that are most often u...