Scrambled eggs in the buffet line are likely cooked with powdered eggs, a commercial food service commodity that makes dry, crumbly, and poor eggs
Filling your own cone at the self-serve ice cream machine is fun. Who else finds it cool? Children. Children who didn't wash their hands after using the bathroom. No, don't touch that handle.
Sugary tropical cocktails and sea sickness are the fastest ways to a cruise-related stomach discomfort.
The pizza may have been under the heat lamps for a time unless you witness it come straight from the oven to the buffet line. Dare to try dry crust, congealed cheese, and chewy toppings.
Sushi freshness shouldn't be gambled on. Sushi made from iced or refrigerated fish is probably fine.
Everyone touches ketchup, mustard, and other condiment bottles, including kids, like the soft serve handle. Best to leave or request individual packages. Touching less at the buffet is preferable.
Cruise buffets are germy enough without you eating from the tongs-spilled bin. Imagine how many hands touched those tongs today and how much went into the food when the handle fell in.