posted on Apr, 6 2004 @ 10:52 PM
Originally posted by TexasConspiracyNut
Something to think about: It was a tape worm. I can assure you if you dont cook pork to at least 165 degrees F then you too could get a tape worm no
matter where you live. They live in pork. They love pork, who doesn't? Give the worms a break. Who can't resist a slab of bacon especially
greasy and half cooked with two or three runny eggs on the side.
Serious though, Cook pork and if you have second thoughts about it, dont eat it.
I don't think that is correct, but I could be wrong. I think you are referring to trichinosis. Check this out and correct me if I am wrong:
Also the article at the top of this thread said this:
Doctors at Arizona's Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale believe the taco contained Taenia solium, a parasite that is common in Latin America. It can be
transmitted by infected food prepared by someone who has not followed proper sanitation procedures after coming into contact with the creature's
eggs, which can be present in human feces.
Basically it is from taking a crap and not washing your hands.
A little story: My dad and I were on a dive trip to Mexico and we were at a local restaurant for dinner. I went to use the restroom and noticed my
waiter leaving the stall and he left without washing his hands! The worst part is that I had to use the stall after him and noticed there was no
Can you say HANDi-wipe?