Are worms common in salmon?

Chef's answer
Anisakid roundworms are the most common parasite found in marine fishes. Other names for these threadlike nematodes are herring worms, cod worms and seal worms. Freshwater perch, trout, and salmon (that spend part of their life in freshwater), may carry the tapeworm larvae of Diphyllobothrium.
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Eating raw potatoes does not cause worms, although it is not a particularly good practice for humans. ... Because potatoes grow in the ground, they can be contaminated with listeria, E coli or salmonella from the soil or water and should be cooked to avoid illness.
Eating raw potatoes does not cause worms, although it is not a particularly good practice for humans. ... Because potatoes grow in the ground, they can be contaminated with listeria, E coli or salmonella from the soil or water and should be cooked to avoid illness.
No. Noodles do not transmit worms. Raw meat transmits tapeworms.
According to an ABC News affiliate in San Diego, another Costco shopper found a worm on the salmon she purchased in 2017. Reportedly, worms crawling around on packaged salmon for sale is normal. Experts say the fish needs to be cooked to kill the worms and other parasites.21 Aug 2019
Trichinella spiralis is the smallest known nematode parasite of humans. The males measure about 1.4 mm to 1.6 mm in length and the females are twice the size of the males. The body of the worm is more slender at the anterior then at the posterior end.
Curing (salting), drying, smoking, or microwaving meat alone does not consistently kill infective worms
Duckweed will grow like crazy and you can always throw your excess duckweed back in your worm bin for the worms to enjoy.27 Feb 2012
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