Meat lovers living in the central and southern regions of the country might be opting for a vegetarian lifestyle if meat comes with an unwanted side of a life-threatening allergic reaction. The Texas tick inhabiting these regions is the primary reason for a dangerous allergic reaction to a substance called "alpha gal" in meat.

"Alpha-gal" is a sugar carbohydrate found in red meats such as beef, pork and lamb. Positive alpha-gal rates are 32% higher in lone star tick population areas as compared to other regions. The central and southern regions of the United States have the highest rates of alpha-gal sensitization.
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Strange sightings CONTINUE in the state of Texas.

In the KENS 5 News website, Joe Conger reports on “strange sightings of a huge flying creature” in San Antonio. One of the people who saw it was Guadalupe Cantu, who was in his car delivering papers. Conger quotes him as saying, “We were afraid that it would come at us. So we stayed in the cartill it passed this way. This thing’s all feathers, all black. Much bigger than me. It looked at us. It had very stooped-up shoulders.”
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Strange sightings CONTINUE in the state of Texas.

In the KENS 5 News website, Joe Conger reports on “strange sightings of a huge flying creature” in San Antonio. One of the people who saw it was Guadalupe Cantu, who was in his car delivering papers. Conger quotes him as saying, “We were afraid that it would come at us. So we stayed in the cartill it passed this way. This thing’s all feathers, all black. Much bigger than me. It looked at us. It had very stooped-up shoulders.”
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