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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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UN ranks ‘Top 10’ food borne parasites with release of new guidelines

1 July 2014, Rome – A “Top Ten” list identifying the food-borne parasites of greatest global concern has been released today, and new guidelines are being developed to control them. The parasites More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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The infectious disease hazards of eating raw pork

Pork chops, ham, sausages, all very delicious foods no doubt; however, one thing is very clear, pork products must be cooked thoroughly to kill potential pathogens in the raw meat. This brings me to a story that More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 26th, 2013
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Canada: Trichinosis outbreak sickens 15 in Nunavik

Nunavik public health officials are advising the public to thoroughly cook wild meat in light of an outbreak of trichinosis that has sickened some 15 people in Inukjuak, Quebec, with two requiring hospitalization, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, August 1st, 2013
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Canadian boy contracts trichinosis, first case in Canada linked to domestic pork in decades

A Bruce County, Ontario, Canada boy is the first case in decades in the area to contract  trichinosis from domestic pork, according to a recent Shoreline Beacon report. Trichinella spiralis cystImage/CDC The case More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 26th, 2013
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Smoked wild boar the source of trichinella outbreak in Argentina

An outbreak of the parasitic infection, trichinellosis, in San Martin de los Andes,Neuquen province, Argentina has been linked to the consumption of smoked wild boar, according to the Argentine news source, rionegro.com More...


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