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- n. trichinosis
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Pork is forbidden because it has to be very thoroughly cooked, otherwise you can get what we call trichinellosis.
Outdoor or extensively reared pigs that may be exposed to wildlife are at a greater risk of contracting trichinellosis from wildlife sources (6).
In 2008, there were two cases of trichinellosis in Ireland.
In Europe, the prevalence of human trichinellosis varies considerably between countries.
The last native case of human trichinellosis reported in Ireland was in 1968.
There has been no report of trichinellosis in animals in Ireland since 1968 (7).
The report, which covers 15 zoonotic infections, also provides data on other zoonoses, such as brucellosis, bovine tuberculosis and rabies, and the two parasitic zoonoses trichinellosis and echinococcosis.