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Robert Cohen,
December 2013

"I always use my 'Holy Trinity' which is salt, olive oil and bacon. My motto is, 'bacon always makes it better.' I try to use bacon and pork products whenever I can."
- Anne Burrell


The December 26, 2013 issue of Virus Research delivered a Christmas present to Charlotte's Wilbur, Kermit's Miss Piggy, and Walt Disney's three little porcines.

It seems as if people who love to stuff themselves with pig, have been ingesting more than just pickled pig's feet, pork chops, pancetta, and prosciutto. 

Scientists detected the presence of anelloviruses in pork meat and in the feces of human pigs after they have digested porky proteins.


The Anelloviridae are a recently discovered family of viruses... Anellovirus species are highly prevalent and genetically diverse... They cause chronic human viral infections... Three genera are associated with human infections...

Researchers concluded:

"Considering the consumption of pork meat products and the ubiquitous nature of swine TTV, the human population is frequently exposed to these viruses...The results of this study show that up to 25% of fecal samples were positive for known Anellovirus species... Additionally, all commercially available pork products purchased in supermarkets contained DNA of Anellovirus species."

A study published in the May 15, 2013 issue of the journal Intervirology offered additional evidence as to why vegans make better lovers.

Scientists at the Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran biopsied cervical tumors and found that 62 percent tested positive for the anellovirus.

Researchers concluded:

"The presence of the virus in cervical tissues suggests possible sexual transmission of the virus."

Notmilk's advice to women: Do not become intimate with pig-eating male chauvinist pigs.

"You can never put too much pork in your mouth as far as I'm concerned."
- Lewis Black

Watch from Charlotte's Web: Fern Saves Wilbur

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