For EEMB40: Ecology of Disease class at UC Santa Barbara.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Sorry to disappoint all you squirrel eaters, but I stumbled across an article in the Lancet that associates consumption of squirrel brains with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. They suggest that "caution might be exercised in the ingestion of this arboreal rodent". Can't argue with that.