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Can U Catch HIV From Blood In Food

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HIV blood in consumed food

If an HIV-positive person got blood from his cut finger in some candy he was making, would there be danger to the consumers of the candy? The consumption took place 7 or more days after candy was made (no cooking involved).
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...positive people. There are two main reasons for this:1) HIV is only known to be transmitted in three ways: sexual transmission, blood-to-blood contact (injection needles and health care settings), and from mother to infant. Other routes of... Read more »

Will Donate! Blood in Refrigerated Food

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FOOD HANDLER & HIV

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Food and Drug Administration Announces New Blood Products Policy to Prevent Spread of HIV, Other Bloodborne Diseases

... China's State Food and Drug Administration recently announced a new policy under which all blood products in the country will be screened for HIV and other bloodborne diseases and approved before entering the market, Xinhuanet Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...If iron levels are low, that should be corrected (iron is often low in women). You may be able to change your diet to include foods with a lot of iron. Iron is found in red meat, seafood, and fortified bread and cereals. Taking iron tablets can... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...Other Risks for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Lipids are fats and fat-like substances in the blood. Cholesterol andtriglycerides are lipids. Your body uses cholesterol to build and maintaincells and to make some... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...changing their diet, and increasing exercise. A healthy diet for people with diabetes involves reducing sugar and starchy foods (carbohydrates), such as bread, potatoes, rice, and corn. See a registered dietitian to help you plan your meals.... Read more »
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Blood on Food?

Posted by wbt9, 2 Replies
...My question is on the possibility of getting HIV from blood on a chicken sandwich? I know it might sound silly but would like some other opinions. I was getting a chicken sandwich from Read more »

Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
...Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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: Could HIV transmis via contaminated food ? When I was having lunch in the... Read more »

Cooking question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If someone gets a little cut while cooking and he actually touches the food, or if blood gets into the food, or if he touches the food with the wounded finger, could I get infected after eating it? Thanks. Read more »