Are some holiday traditions worth passing on? The Wisconsin Department of Health Services sure doesn’t think so. And that tradition? Raw meat sandwiches, sometimes called Tiger Meat, Cannibal Sandwiches or steak tartare. 

Many families in the upper Midwest, but seemingly across the U.S., consider these sandwiches to be a holiday

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Have you heard of Tiger Meat or Cannibal Sandwiches? If you’re from Wisconsin, I’m sure you have. I was introduced to this holiday tradition by my fiance’s family, who are all from northern Wisconsin.

This tradition is an appetizer of raw, lean ground beef served on bread with sliced onions,
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Editor’s note: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also urge the public to avoid eating raw meat dishes. The agency has documented numerous outbreaks in relation to the seasonal consumption of these types of foods.

With each holiday season, there are hundreds of people in the Midwest who
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