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Treif flavoring connected to SARS virus

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koshermaven Dec 29, 2003 11:19 PM

It's not just used in cherry soda either

http://www.ou.org/ncsy/projects/kp/kpspr61/RGenack.htm

cherry soda may contain castoreun or civet but their presence will not be known by reading the label.

civet which is a cat extract used as a flavor enhancer

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/12/29/int...

December 29, 2003
Chinese Diners Shrug Off SARS: Bring On the Civet Cat
By JIM YARDLEY

Mr. Huang pointed at two wide-eyed civet cats, the small mammal that some studies suggest may have caused the original SARS outbreak.
"Very good, very good," Mr. Huang said of the civet's flavor.