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What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked duck?

What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked duck?

Salmonella: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/factsheets/duck_&_goose_from_farm_to_table/index.aspas on any perishable meat, fish or poultry, bacteria can be found on raw or undercooked duck or goose. Bacteria multiply rapidly in the "danger zone, " at temperatures between 40° and 140 °f (out of refrigeration and before thorough cooking occurs). Freezing may limit growth but does not kill bacteria. ...Read more

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What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked beef?

Bacteria: You are not likely to get any parasites from eating us grown beef. You may acquire bacterial infections, e.g., toxigenic e. Coli, salmonella etc. ...Read more

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What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked bison?

What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked bison?

Not likely: If farm raised and not just captured from yellowstone, then the risk of parasites would be no higher than the risk for under cooked beef. ...Read more

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What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked fish?

Tape worm: Tape worm and ansikiaisis may be transmitted through undercooked fish. Bacteria are more likely be acquired than parasites. ...Read more

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What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked shellfish?

Various: Depending on your location, they can transmit a variety of parasites. In the mid-west we are seeing a lot of paragonimus infestations in the lungs. ...Read more

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My husband and I ate undercooked ground turkey. How concerned should I be?

My husband and I ate undercooked ground turkey. How concerned should I be?

Not so much: Unless you get severely ill. Only if the turkey was contaminated to begin with, would undercooking allow an infection to be passed on. In all likelihood, if you did not get sick in the first 12 hours after eating it, you have nothing more to worry about. Were you the cook or was this outside your control? Always try to make sure it is properly cooked. ...Read more

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I ate meatballs last night I realised were quite undercooked in the center. Should I be worried about food poisoning or parasites? Take measures?

I ate meatballs last night I realised were quite undercooked in the center. Should I be worried about food poisoning or parasites? Take measures?

Undercooked meat: Although it is possible to get food poisoning or parasites from undercooked meat, it is unlikely that this will occur with any one particular event. There are no particular measures that you need to take at this time as long as you're feeling well. See your doctor if you have a new particular symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Gave up eating beef, for reasons that vary between the cruelty factor and health benefits. Will i get enough protein from turkey and chicken?

Gave up eating beef, for reasons that vary between the cruelty factor and health benefits. Will i get enough protein from turkey and chicken?

Plenty: Yes, turkey and chicken provide roughly the same amount of protein as beef. One can also get plenty of protein from seafood, eggs, dairy, beans, nuts and seeds as well. There is no nutritional need to get protein from red meat. ...Read more

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Trichimonas, is it true u can also get this from eating undercooked pork?

Trichimonas, is it true u can also get this from eating undercooked pork?

Trichinosis: Is what you can get, which is a worm. But it is rare to get it from commercially available meat these days. Trichomonas is another disease, sexually transmitted, caused by a protozoan organism. ...Read more

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After accidently eating undercooked meat, about how long does it take for you to get sick?

After accidently eating undercooked meat, about how long does it take for you to get sick?

You may not get sick: It depends on the state of meat before you ate. If the meat was from a healthy animal that was slaughtered and processed hygienically, you may not suffer any ill-effects. If these conditions are not met, illnesses range from gastro-enterititis within hours to parasitic infestations that may take years to express. ...Read more

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Can you get intestinal worms from eating undercooked chicken?

Highly unlikely: This is not an accepted risk of ingestion of undercooked chicken. Salmonella infection, however is well documented as a potential consequence of ingestion of this material, as it is for raw or undercooked chicken eggs. ...Read more

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Could someone get toxoplasmosis from eating undercooked salmon?

Could someone get toxoplasmosis from eating undercooked salmon?

Not likely: Toxoplasmosis is usually found in warm blooded animals- a search of the Alaska registry for diseases in animals did not come up with any fish infected with toxo and so that is likely the case from salmon in other parts of North America Here is the web site that I used- very helpful! http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=disease.diseaselist#fish ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes white women to get the turkey neck?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes white women to get the turkey neck?

Not related: Turkey neck ins a reference to lax and hanging skin under the jaw area, usually associated with aging and loss of elasticity or significant weight loss. These occur in all races, not just caucasian. ...Read more