Germs travel with you
If food is produced from animals that carry pathogens, these pathogenic germs can also be contained in the food. If someone eats these products, they could become infected.
Are raw animal products a good holiday souvenir?
Better not, because germs travel with you.
Are zoonoses contagious?
Zoonoses are diseases that can be transmitted both from animals to humans and from humans to animals. If raw food is produced from animals that carry pathogens, both humans and animals can become infected.
The BfR conducts research on zoonoses and produces an annual zoonoses report. Further information.