Episode 9: Are there parasites in my Sushi?

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Does the news about parasites in sushi have you avoiding your favorite restaurants? Learn all about the worms and how to avoid them.

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The paper discussed in this episode was "Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense Tapeworm Larvae in Salmon from North America"

Just a few of the news outlets that reported on the problem of parasites in sushi discussed in this episode: CNN, BBC, WebMD, New York Daily News, Business Insider, and Bug Bitten.

FAQ about tape worms

The Life cycle of tapeworms

How medical doctors treat Japanese broad tape worm infections. -

Other sushi borne diseases: Anisakiasis, Salmonella, and MMWR

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