Posts tagged "pork"

Pork: The Other Nasal Tampon

Breaking news: "Cured salted pork crafted as a nasal tampon and packed within the nasal vaults successfully stopped nasal hemorrhage promptly, effectively ... this represents the first description of nasal packing with strips of cured pork for treatment of life-threatening hemorrhage in a patient."  What that means exactly:  The life of a Michigan woman, suffering…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 25, 2012

It Tastes Like Pork

There is a restaurant in China that serves penises. And not just one kind -- the Guo-li-zhuang restaurant serves water-buffalo penis, goat's penis, bull's penis tip, dog's penis, and more. The flavor is "mainly of pork braised in hot stock," writes Stefan Gates, in an excerpt from In the Danger Zone. While it strikes u…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 17, 2008