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Never just eat frozen berries: Caution, health hazard!

Berries taste good in dessert, on cake or as a snack in between. However, they can also contain pathogens. Tips on storage and consumption.

Fresh raspberries are sensitive to pressure. Consumers therefore best store them in a shallow container in the refrigerator, advises the consumer center in Bremen. It is best not to place the raspberries on top of each other and cover everything with a dry cloth.

Heat frozen berries well before eating

Raspberries can be kept in the refrigerator for up to three days. Alternatively, you can freeze the fruit - and later enjoy it as a smoothie. Then you should heat the fruit to 90 degrees before eating, advise consumer advocates. Because noroviruses can get on all frozen berries - the heat destroys them.

Typical norovirus symptoms: An infection with the norovirus becomes noticeable within a very short time: Usually, the person concerned initially suffers from severe abdominal pain, which can develop into cramps. This is usually accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Diarrhea is also a typical complaint.

Raspberries are healthy: they contain a lot of vitamin C and vitamin B. They also contain minerals such as phosphorus and calcium. Consumers in Germany can still buy harvested raspberries up to August - that is good for the ecological footprint, since they usually have not traveled any air miles, explain the consumer advocates.

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