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What is trichinosis?

Trichinosis is a parasitic disease cause by eating under cooked pork and wild game and is caused by the trichina round worm.
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Will you get trichinosis from eating undercooked pork?

Answer . sometimes if the animal is infected.. While this was a problem years ago, the current methods for raising and slaughtering pigs has made it very rare today. It is (MORE)

How do you prevent trichinosis?

avoid undercooked meat products  freezing your meats for an extended period of time will kill bacteria  Always cook your meat products thoroughly.  Trichinosis is mainly fo (MORE)

Why is there no trichinosis in Australia?

  Tasmania is the only State of Australia listed by the WHO as having endemic trichinosis in its wildlife. The Tasmanian Department responsible for permitting a game meat (MORE)

What are some symptoms of the trichinosis disease?

Trichinosis disease is a parasitic disease that is caused by eating raw or undercooked pork or wild game that has been infected with the larvae of roundworm. Some of the sympt (MORE)