Going out to eat is no more dangerous than a lot of other activities. According to recent research, the virus doesn't pass through food. The issue with going out to eat is the same as is it anywhere else, sitting in close quarters with too many people. If the restaurant you are wanting to go to has too many people present, you run the risk of becoming infected by one of the many people you are surrounded by.
- One promising bit of science for all of those anxious to go back to their favorite restaurants, Covid-19 does not appear, according to the FDA, to spread through food.
- Nonetheless, it is always possible to get infected if someone should happen to sneeze or cough on you.
- Before going out to eat, ask yourself if keeping a six feet distance from other eaters will be a reasonable expectation.
“Hungry for interaction after a season of quarantine, many are heading into reopened restaurants and bars”