from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A disease caused by eating undercooked meat, usually pork, that contains trichinae, which develop as adults in the intestines and as larvae in the muscles, causing intestinal disorders, fever, nausea, muscular pain, and edema of the face.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A disease characterized by headache, chills, fever, and soreness of muscles, caused by the presence of trichinae in the intestines and muscular tissues.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The disease produced by the presence of trichinæ in the muscles and intestinal track. It is marked by fever, muscular pains, and symptoms resembling those of typhoid fever, and is frequently fatal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease caused by the presence of Trichina spiralis in large numbers in the intestines, and by the migration of embryos of the same worm from the intestines into the muscular tissue. See Trichina.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted
"Now do you suppose," said poppa confidentially, "that the idea of trichinosis had anything to do with slackening the demand?"
Just remember to cook it well (it's like pork carries trichinosis).
Rats are the main cause of harmful diseases, such as the plague, typhus, and trichinosis.
The only remarkable fact was that at a youth camp in Germany, a group of youths became infected with trichinosis because they had eaten camel meat, bought when they were on vacation in Egypt.
The disease bore no resemblance to mad cow disease or to trichinosis, the notorious parasite infection that comes from eating raw or undercooked pork.
Nor did he mention that the more naturally raised hogs in question tested positive for antibodies against trichinosis, rather than the disease itself -- which, in essence, means that the immune systems of the pigs in questions have developed protections against the disease.
Also, like the Brits, the Americans, were living high on the hog and now wonder why they have trichinosis.
Zoonotic diseases (animal diseases that can be passed to humans) and parasitic diseases are also associated with some traditional food species and traditional food preparation methods (e.g., trichinosis or botulism).
Other arctic zoonotic diseases that could be influenced by climate change include botulism, paralytic shellfish poisoning, tularemia, brucellosis, echinococcus, trichinosis, and cryptosporidium.
It's not even about trichinosis, it's about flavor and taste and yumminess.forestreet. biz