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Properly cooking bear meat
« on: June 03, 2018, 06:54:33 PM »
https://honest-food.net/on-trichinosis-in-wild-game/

Thought I would share this article with all the bear hunters here, as it seems timely. I shot a pretty good cinnamon bear Friday and just finished having BBQ tenderloins for dinner. Over the weekend the subject of trichinosis in bear meat came up in conversation, so before cooking up the loins I did a little googling and found this article. I've shot a lot of bears, and never had an issue before, but this was very interesting so I thought I would post it here. Also follow the link to the Steve Rinella clip for a laugh.

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Re: Properly cooking bear meat
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2018, 07:08:48 PM »
Good info right there.  :tup:

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Re: Properly cooking bear meat
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2018, 08:27:53 AM »
Thatís a good website. Thanks for putting it up

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Re: Properly cooking bear meat
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2018, 09:06:17 AM »
A friend contracted trichinosis from eating fresh pork in Central America, Honduras I believe.
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Re: Properly cooking bear meat
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2018, 10:44:38 AM »
I'm always nervous to cook bear for other people. Good info here. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Properly cooking bear meat
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2018, 07:56:08 PM »
Tried cooking my spring bear, but weirdly enough it just tasted like paper and ink soup :dunno:
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Re: Properly cooking bear meat
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2018, 09:20:23 PM »
Tried cooking my spring bear, but weirdly enough it just tasted like paper and ink soup :dunno:

 :chuckle: not getting the tric from that soup!
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