Lone Star tick alarms meat lovers

The insect is rare in Canada so there is little threat of developing an allergy to meat after being bitten: researchers

Despite recent concerns over the presence of ticks that can cause people to become allergic to red meat, there’s little Canadian producers and consumers need to worry about, say researchers. For one thing, there aren’t any reported cases of Lone Star ticks breeding in Canada, according to Shaun Dergousoff, a research scientist with Agriculture Canada […] Read more