Liver Spots

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    Whitetail129
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    I shot a squirrel yesterday, and while cleaning I noticed white spots on the liver. Does anyone know what the spots might be caused by and is the meat safe to eat?

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    ncstan
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    There are several viral and parasite infections indicated by spots on liver .I would discard meat 

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    Whitetail129
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    Thanks for the quick response. I was thinking when in doubt throw it out.

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    gamyrick
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    NCSTAN is correct, “When in doubt, throw it out”. You may enjoy this publication.
    http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/publications/disease_emergence/Chapter5.pdf

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