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Subject: Re: AH Challenge, Chevon more popular than Beef in North America
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On Sunday, October 7, 2012 9:04:50 AM UTC-4, Derek Lyons wrote:
> *Theories abound as to why pork recipies are so scarce since they were
> raised in such quanity.
I have heard of two possibilities, trichina worm (tricanosis) was common enough. Also in the days before refrigeration, three-day old pork could be lethal, while beef that old posed less of a threat.
In addition, pigs were generally the garbage disposal systems of the day.