Hi, does anyone know why an animals liver and Kidneys are not poisonous for humans ? Given that toxins etc are filtered out of the blood by the liver, and disposed of by the kidneys, it just strikes me as a little odd that one can eat them without ill effect or harm.
I appreciate that deer that have been given certain medicines cannot be entered into the food chain and even remember being told of an incident involving a tranquillised deer and how its blood caused some dogs to fall unconscious, but what about other harmful 'food' stuffs or pesticides etc that deer may come into contact with ?
The thought occurred to me after watching a Muntjac foraging for food in amongst some poisonous fungi in some woodland on one of my permissions. Does anyone have any knowledge or experience of this ?
Kind regards, Olaf