A now-viral Fb submit exhibits movies and photographs of a parasitic worm wiggling round in a sashimi rice bowl from Japanese low cost retailer chain Don Don Donki in Singapore.
“It was ALIVE and WRIGGLING parasitic work within the Kaisen Don we have been so astounded,” Tan wrote in her description. “What’s worse is that we’ve each eaten and nearly end[ed] it!”
“Do OPEN your eyes BIG BIG earlier than you set meals into your mouth,” Tan warned.
In her movies and photographs, a transparent worm-like parasite might be seen on a slice of sashimi shifting and curling in on itself.
A every day dose of Asian America’s important tales, in beneath 5 minutes.
Get our assortment of Asian America’s most important tales to your inbox every day totally free.
Not sure? Take a look at our Publication Archive.
The submit shortly went viral, garnering over 1,500 shares and 465 feedback as of this writing.
Warning that parasites in contemporary seafood are widespread, the spokesperson maintained that Don Don Donki adheres to security checks.
At Don Don Donki, correct cold-chain administration is maintained and visible checks are performed all through the dealing with course of – from product sourcing and receiving, to storage preparation and show. Whereas we’ve made our greatest makes an attempt to take away (parasites), we might not be capable of take away them fully if they’re deeply embedded within the flesh.
Figuring out the parasite as anisakis — which might trigger nausea, vomiting, belly ache and different signs associated to the digestive system — the spokesperson clarified the parasite “is likely to be current in wild-caught (seafood) resembling mackerel, sardine and squid.”
In mild of the incident, the Singapore Meals Company (SFA) warned the general public of the dangers associated to consuming uncooked fish.