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Researchers Find Toxoplasma gondii in Horsemeat

The Horse magazine recently published an article about T. gondii infection in humans as a result of consuming horsemeat.  Two studies quoted in the article found that up to 30% of slaughtered horses and donkeys were infected with T. gondii or possessed T. gondii antibodies. T. gondii is a parasite of warm-blooded animals,  including humans.  […]