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I think that if you have a normal immune system and use proper hygiene, there is little risk from using fresh, raw food. However, I have a compromised immune system, so choose not to use it.
As far as C. dif is concerned in specific, my understanding is that it is very hard for health people to catch this. (you never hear about it being passed from one family member to another. People get C. dif. when they have been on strong antibiotics that while out the normal bacteria in their gut. Then the C. dif takes over. I THINK I've read that we all have a certain amount of this bacteria in our systems. It's when things become badly out of balance that it has a chance to take over. Then people get very, VERY sick.
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