Can I eat cold cuts while 22 weeks pregnant?

Q: I'm 22 weeks pregnant, is it safe to eat an Italian hoagie or other cold cuts?

A: All deli meat, regardless of the type, should only be consumed if it is purchased at a deli counter. Meats packaged with or left in containers, vats, or bags of water can have an overgrowth of a bacteria called listeria which can be harmful to the fetus. Never eat deli meat that has not been properly stored.

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