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.
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?
> Brent Dixon
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