worms in tequila

Steve G. Kayes kayes at SUNGCG.USOUTHAL.EDU
Sat Jun 10 16:39:34 EST 1995


Don't know what the larval type is but tequila does not come with a 
"worm" in the bottle. Mescal does.  Its like tequila but I believe it is 
fermented from a cactus.  

	Steve Kayes



On 9 Jun 1995, bdixon wrote:

> Does anyone know what type of insect larvae is traditionally placed into 
> bottles of tequila? Could these larvae act as paratenic hosts for 
> helminths (particularly Ascaris)?  Can Ascaris eggs remain viable in 
> alcohol for any length of time?
> Thanks,
> Brent Dixon
> 
> 
> 



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