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Does shrimp have parasites in them?

Asked: Alexandre Després-Grenier, Last Updated:

Shrimp are bottom dwellers who feed on parasites and skin that they pick off dead animals. This means that every mouthful of scampi you eat comes with digested parasites and dead skin.

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