2.40 USD of Beef, I am Not Sure I can Leave This good Food
Andy, what do you do to avoid or treat parasites and pathogens from developing regions of the world??
For example, I'd never really get in a standing body of water or eat street food. I ask this because I know someone that contracted a parasite from eating street food like this in Africa. As delicious as it looks, I'd be weary.
First, I do not blame parasites on street food, I blame it on the cook. i almost only eat street food because I can see, inspect, and know the cook. Large restaurants can take bad food, mix is, and we will never see it happen. Inspect the cook, be specific.Standing bodies of water are havens, and food sitting around for days is a problem If you walk into a restaurant, any restaurant, and there are no people, them better to find a restaurant that is busy. A busy restaurant moves the food. Do not eat food first thing in the morning, often that is from the night before, wait until you see the new food hitting the plates. Again, I almost only eat street food, if I can not meet, talk, and see the cook, then I move on...
Good point on the restaurants. Worst meal I had was at a dead-slow restaurant, early morning in Jaco, CR.
The busy places tend to not disappoint.
Again, Yasser's meal looked delicious, but I would be uncomfortable of cross contamination with the uncooked side items and the glaze. which leads me to my my main point...
... would love to see a video on your experience with parasites and pathogens in the developing world. As far as prevention and treatment. Thanks Andy!
I can make a video, but for demonstrations, I have not had a problem with parasites. Yet, I have tried to get laboratory tests done many times, and for safe measure taken medicine twice.