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Brown Striped Worms in Store-Bought Chicken

A reader wrote to us the other day via the All About Worms Facebook page about some brown striped worms (or potentially larvae) he found in some store-bought chicken. We aren't sure what kind of chicken he bought - rotisserie, a container of several pieces, etc. - but we know it was cooked and ready to eat. He had already eaten some of the chicken before he noticed the worms, and therefore was concerned that he had accidentally eaten some of them. The reader was therefore keen to identify the worms (or larvae) he found in his chicken, and that's where we come in. Continue reading [...]
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