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Can mommy eat...? A healthy eating guide for moms to be.

...Corned Beef?

Safe, But...

Heat it up!

Pregnant women can eat deli meats, such as corned beef, if they are reheated until steaming hot or 165°F and if it does not contain nitrates or nitrites, according to Livestrong, the CDC and the FDA. According to the USDA, deli meats may contain Listeria, a harmful bacteria that can cause severe health complications for pregnant women and their babies. Listeria grows on meat at refrigirator temperatures.