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14 May 2004


I would like to forward a mail regarding the potential problems of eating sushi. Can you please forward me a maila ddress to send it to.

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01 Jan 0001

Dear Brian
You can send this info to and mark it for my attention.
Eating raw fish can expose you to potential dangers of microbial or virus infections and/or parasitic infections because cooking usually kills most of these organisms. If the fish that is eaten is not 100% fresh, then spoilage organisms can cause food poisoning (vomiting, diarrhoea, fever, malaise). Raw fish also contains an anti-nutrient factor that interferes with the absorption of thiamine (vit B1), so too frequent ingestion of sushi coupled with a B1-deficient diet can cause pronounced B1 deficiency. For anyone who is allergic to iodine, eating fish of any kind is potentially harmful.
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