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Can Hiv Live In Food

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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating Read more »

HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Can you get HIV if the person preparing your food got blood on your sandwich and you ate it right... Read more »

FOOD HANDLER & HIV

CAN HIV POSS. INDIVIDUALS WORK IN FOOD SERVICE AND IF SO, WHAT PERCAUTIONS, SHOULD YOU TAKE AS AN... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Detroit Restores $100,000 in "Misplaced" Federal Grant Funds for HIV/AIDS Assisted-Living, Food Program

...Detroit Department of Human Services on Monday restored $100,000 in federal funding to Wellness House -- a not-for-profit HIV/AIDS organization that helps operate food and assisted-living programs for low-income, HIV-positive people -- after... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Burundi's Food Shortages Create Challenges for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... People living with HIV/AIDS in Burundi often face the additional challenge of fighting the disease without proper nutrition because of a widespread Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rising Food Prices in Ethiopia Dangerous for People Living With HIV/AIDS, IRIN/ Plus News Reports

...which have risen by 40% in the past year as a result of drought and the global food crisis, are having a detrimental effect on HIV-positive people in the country -- who may be weak, unable to work and shunned by their communities -- IRIN/ Plus... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Ambassador Pledges Support to Congolese NGO That Provides Food Security to People Living With HIV/AIDS

..., recently vowed to support the efforts of Congolese charity Alpi, which provides food security and helps women living with HIV/AIDS reintegrate into society, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. Alpi, supported by FAO since 2003, currently provides... Read more »
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HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Experts, I have some trouble, I need your help. Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Read more »

Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6 The Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when Read more »

HIV from food?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just ate a macaroni salad at a restaurant and I've eaten it before but this time it had something that tasted weird, kind of sweet, or more like sweet and sour. I don't know if it was a vegetable or if it could be something else, like semen or... Read more »