Can Raw, Cut Onions Give You A Food Poisoning? What Food Safety Specialists Have To Say
Truth or myth: are raw, cut onions dangerous to your health?
Having pre-cut onions at hand to use in salads or sandwiches is very convenient; many people cut raw onions and store them for later use. But there have been claims circulating on the Internet for about a decade that raw, cut onions are dangerous. Here’s an example:
Onions are a huge magnet for bacteria, especially uncooked onions. You should never plan to keep a portion of a sliced onion.