Day: November 18, 2013

Researchers Find Deadly Toxoplasma gondii in Horsemeat

by Christa Lesté-Lasserre as published in TheHorse.com Toxoplasmosis in adult humans—especially the elderly and immune-deficient—can cause fever, pneumonia, heart disorders, muscular difficulties, lymphadenopathy, and death. After all the publicized concern about the presence of phenylbutazone (Bute) in horsemeat, researchers now fear the meat could also carry the organism […]

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