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How Come "Rare" Duck is Okay, but "Rare" Chicken is Deadly?

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How Come "Rare" Duck is Okay, but "Rare" Chicken is Deadly?

Bacardi1 | Apr 18, 2012 07:48 AM

While I've enjoyed well-roasted duck for my entire life, I've never eaten or served it "rare", which has been the rage for many years now. Just can't wrap my brain around the fact that it's okay to eat undercooked duck, but undercooked chicken (& turkey) can kill you.

They're all poultry, so what makes one a supposed duck-lover's delight, while the other one can earn you a trip to the hospital (or into an intimate relationship with your bathroom!).

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