Rare Disease Linked to Fish From Niles Market

Haff disease affects the skeletal muscles but is rarely fatal.

A toxin that causes a rare disease has been linked to buffalo fish sold at Niles' Fresh Farms International Market, at 5740 W. Touhy Ave., according to the Daily Herald.

Two people who ate the fish went to the hospital with suspected cases of Haff disease, which affects your skeletal muscles, but is rarely fatal, the article states.

Oliver P. McCracken February 05, 2014 at 04:17 PM
A lass at the Niles market once gave me a dreadful case of Cupid's Pox, though a dash of quicksilver and a belly full of quinine quickly put an end to both my symptoms and my desire to ever accept anything fishy from a girl from Niles!
sklogw February 09, 2014 at 04:25 PM
Anything that smells fishy is bad for you!


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