What is Botulism?

Botulism Staphylococcal food poisoning Characteristics Caused by toxins produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, botulism attacks the nervous system and is usually fatal, even if only a small amount of poisoned food is eaten. The bacteria are anaerobic and do not grow in high-acid foods. Most outbreaks are caused by improper canning techniques. The toxin […]

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