Can humans eat raw fish?
For most healthy people who choose to eat raw or undercooked seafood, it may only pose a small health risk but for others the risk can be severe. Foodborne illness can result in severe vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain, among other symptoms.
Can I eat fish raw from the grocery store?
Buying super-fresh fish from a reputable store helps reduce this risk. So yes, you can eat raw fish from the grocery store.
Is it safe to eat raw fish in sushi?
Sashimi is a dish of raw seafood served on its own. Eating sushi and sashimi is risky, especially if precautions aren’t taken, because you’re consuming raw foods. Raw seafood may contain different parasites, viruses, and bacteria which make it very important to take steps to prevent foodborne illness.