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Tainted Guinea Pig Meat Suspected Cause of Minneapolis Salmonella Outbreak


Health & Wellness  (tags: Minneapolis, street fair, guinea pig meat, salmonella, illness, food, humans, risks, safety, warning, investigation )

Carrie
- 485 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Salmonella was confirmed in a number of people hospitalized earlier this month after consuming a traditional Ecuadorean dish containing guinea pig at a Minneapolis street fair.



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GGmaSheila D. (169)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:12 pm
Sorry, don't think I'll be eating pets anytime soon. Thanks.
 

Sue Matheson (76)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:36 pm
thanks
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:06 pm
So, they "suspect" it was tainted guinea pig meat, even though 81 of those people didn't eat that?! O.K., got my head spinning, now. Who is running this show?!
 

marie c. (168)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:43 pm
Yuk whats nxt bulking up meals in UK they were using squirrels
 

Ruth S. (298)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:23 pm
Do some people have crap for brains? You don't eat guinea pigs!
 

Laurie H. (730)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:31 pm
OMG they're eating guinea pigs now??? So SAD to me!!!!~ Thanks Carrie~~~
 

Carrie B. (316)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:43 pm
In some countries and cultures guinea pigs are considered a delicacy and are eaten regularly. Fortunately we are not one of those countries or cultures!
 

Connie O. (44)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:06 pm
I don't plan on eating any guinea pigs.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 3:33 am
Not certain about guinea pigs, but I have no plans to go to Minneapolis.
 
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