NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Ibaraki Prefectural Government reports an anisakiasis infection in a woman in her 40s who ate several kinds of raw fish at the Kaiten-zushi Morita sushi restaurant near the Nakaminato...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) reported last week (computer translated) that the parasitic nematode (worm), anisakis has been reported...

A new study led by the University of Washington finds dramatic increases in the abundance of a worm that can be transmitted to humans who eat raw or undercooked seafood. Its 283-fold increase in abundance...

The internet has been flooded by every possible news source covering a story about a man, who claimed he ate sushi daily, who presented to his doctor a 5 ½ ft long tapeworm. This is from a podcast called...

In this podcast, I pulled out a radio interview from the 4th of July 2016 weekend where the discussion was on foodborne parasites found in the United States. I was joined by microbiologist and the man...

Canned fish products from Chinese company TROPICAL FOOD MANUFACTURING (NINGBO) Co. Ltd. are being pulled from the shelves in Peru after the detection of parasitic worms (anisakid nematodes) in a lot...

One of every three fish consumed in Spain is infected with anisakis, according to a Levante report (computer translated). The Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU) notes if the fish comes from the...

Japan health officials are reporting a rise in foodborne parasitic infections from raw fish dishes, such as sushi and sashimi in recent years, so much that for three consecutive years from 2013 to 2015,...

During the second installment of our discussions on parasites, I was joined by microbiologist and the man behind the website, Parasitology Illustrated, Wilson Vientos. We spent the better half of the show...

The raw seafood used in foods such as sushi and sashimi may contain parasitic worms that can cause relatively mild to severe infections in humans. Anisakis simplex is the most likely offender when it comes...