What Is Tularemia?

By james
Oct 15, 2020
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3. Contaminated Food

Food safety standards tend to be quite strict in developed countries, and for some very good reasons. If somebody was to eat food that was contaminated with a pathogen then it could cause them to fall ill. Dangerously so in some cases. One potential disease caught by eating contaminated food is tularemia.

When cooking game meat, it is especially important to ensure it is thoroughly cooked at a high enough temperature. This is to make sure that all bacteria and any other pathogens present are killed outright. The disease can also be caught from contaminated water, and boiling water will help protect against disease.


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