There are no toxic chemicals in cheeses but at any stage of the production pathogenic microorganisms that cause poisoning can get into cheeses. There’s a risk of catching brucellosis and listeriosis if the unpasteurized milk of sick animals is used during the production. That’s why you should only buy cheese from manufacturers you know and trust.
6. Sausages and meat products
According to research, 12% of sausages and other meat products are infected with E. coli and pathogenic microorganisms (listeriosis and salmonella). Listeriosis is especially dangerous for old people, pregnant women, newborns, and children before the age of one. It can cause nervous system damage and even meningitis.