Hazards Associated with the Consumption of Sea Turtle Meat and Eggs: A Review for Health Care Workers and the General Public

@article{Aguirre2006HazardsAW,
  title={Hazards Associated with the Consumption of Sea Turtle Meat and Eggs: A Review for Health Care Workers and the General Public},
  author={Alonso A. Aguirre and Susan C. Gardner and Jesse C. Marsh and Stephen G. Delgado and Colin James Limpus and Wallace J. Nichols},
  journal={EcoHealth},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={141-153}
}
Sea turtle products (e.g., meat, adipose tissue, organs, blood, eggs) are common food items for many communities worldwide, despite national regulations in some countries prohibiting such consumption. However, there may be hazards associated with this consumption due to the presence of bacteria, parasites, biotoxins, and environmental contaminants. Reported health effects of consuming sea turtles infected with zoonotic pathogens include diarrhea, vomiting, and extreme dehydration, which… 
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