On Wed 16 Jul 2008 08:56:27p, Corey Richardson wrote in
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> Thinking about it, how many people *actually* die or get ill in
> the US from eating underdone burgers?
> Not that many, probably...
> Can you actually specify at US BK's, McDonalds that you want
> your burger rare?
> In the UK, they (the FSA) *demand* that burgers are only served
> well done.
> Or is it that UK beef not to be trusted?
AFAIK you can't specify doneness of burgers in fast food places in
the US. I always specify med-rare in burger restaurants, though.
Rare is just too rare for burgers because they never get it right.
I do like steaks rare and just barely warm in the middle. Yum. I'm
getting hungry now though I had a nice lunch out and planned not to
eat dinner tonight. More fodder for any food snobs; it was Red
Lobster(tm) and grilled garlic shrimp and steamed snow crab legs
(cooked perfectly), nice baked potato and a salad. And a Heineken.
Wonderful company of my parents, whom I rarely have time to out to
eat with these days. ) My dad is looking thin and mom says he
barely eats but he got the shrimp fettacini alfrado. Yes, my
spelling sucks. Mom got bacon-wrapped scallops and grilled