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I remember hearing that if you cook sausage too long it emits something harmful I think because of the nitrates? Does anyone know about this is?

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:49 AM on Mar. 6, 2010 in Health

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  • Never heard that,

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 4:52 AM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • nope don't think its true

    Answer by Jan0609momma at 6:07 AM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • most sausages are made with nitrates, which are highly carcinogenic and a major migraine trigger.

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:34 AM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • yes, i do recall hearing this. you can get meats without nitrates, though.

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 7:29 AM on Mar. 6, 2010

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