I am staaarving and fancied a toasted sambo! I know I should stay away from lunch meats i.e. ham, turkey etc especially from delis but can I have ham on a toasted sandwich i.e. it will be hot??
The Starving One!!
I work on a late shift some weeks and that means I don't get the standard lunch in the canteen, I go out and get a sandwich. This always includes cold meats from the deli. I know I shouldn't but what else am I going to eat? there is no microwave or anything
It's perfectly fine to eat these things if you trust the source! The risk is of food poisoning so if the deli is clean and reputable then you should be ok!
I had been making sure I was staying away from parma ham
and unpasteurised cheeses, thats all. I've been eating loads of these from all sorts of places!!
I'm sure there's nothing to worry about, sure we could do worse!!
[quote="Bridezilla07":2md39fpl]I am staaarving and fancied a toasted sambo! [b:2md39fpl]I know I should stay away from lunch meats i.e. ham, turkey etc [/b:2md39fpl]especially from delis but can I have ham on a toasted sandwich i.e. it will be hot??
The Starving One!![/quote:2md39fpl]
I never knew I had to stay away from those!!!
I've eaten lunch meats all through my pregnancy - they were never on a list of foods not to eat, unless they have been on display in a deli for hours. But I am sure the ones you have chilled in your fridge are fine!!!
I ate this all through my pregnancy, and me and baby are both fine.
As another poster said, if its a reputable place, and looks clean, you see them making it etc you should be fine
Thanks for your replies and I didn't mean to startle anyone by my ham avoiding! I am nearly 9 weeks and haven't eaten tuna or ham (or had a cup of caffeine tea) since I got my BFP. I think I may have gone overboard in my caution.
I didn't have my toastie in the end but I will the next time.
Bridezilla I wouldn't cut out tuna altogether.Its very good for essential fatty acids and omegas especially.The advice is no more than two cans a week.Good luck with your pregnancy
Ive been living on cheese & tomato toasties as Ive also been avoiding cold meats alltogether
Phew - thank God it's not just me!! I think we should try to venture a little further afield baby-bel! We're probably being a little over cautious!
I'm off to have a ham sambo!
[quote="baby-bel":19ro9c0t]Ive been living on cheese & tomato toasties as Ive also been avoiding cold meats alltogether