The longer the trip, the higher the risk of food poisoning, said epidemiologist Evgenia Trush.
See also: Food poisoning: symptoms and first aid
For long trips, it is good to have a cooler bag, it will help to save food. Open all food in sealed packaging (vacuum, canned food) and eat it at a time, or two (if stored in a refrigerator bag).
Food poisoning – what is it?
Food poisoning is a disease that occurs when eating food and drinks that contain toxic substances (mushroom poisoning, etc.) or pathogenic microorganisms (in particular botulism).
What to eat on the train?
Take drinking water. You can take chops, chicken (better than fillet than whole), baked meat, but you need to eat them first. Boiled eggs (without cracks in the shell), potatoes also eat on the first day. If you take sausage, then it is better raw smoked (do not take boiled and sausages). Good – cutting in a vacuum. You can bread, pita bread and bread. Canned food for children (meat, vegetables, fruit) can be stored without a refrigerator (up to + 25 ° С). Take vegetables and fruits (firm, without damage), wash at home and dry. Eat canned food (peas, corn) immediately after opening. Take a snack – nuts, dried fruits, cereal bars. Better marshmallows and caramels than chocolate (probably melted). Do not take dairy products, salads, cakes.
Products need to be laid out in containers or wrapped in foil. Do not use packages for this.
You should not take dairy products on the train
It is also better to take instant vermicelli, mashed potato from a bag or instant porridge than a two-day chicken, a sausage sandwich and boiled eggs without a refrigerator.
Also important! Buy food quickly during stops, but pay attention to expiration dates and storage conditions. Do not buy anything "home" (corn, dumplings and pasties). Take wet wipes and antiseptics with you. Wash your hands, but even after that you need to treat them with an antiseptic, because in the train washing your hands is only possible in the toilet.
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