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botulism

bo chooh li zuhm

  • n  food poisoning from ingesting botulin; not infectious; affects the CNS; can be fatal if not treated promptly

  • Botulism; CDC Botulism FAQ General information and frequently asked questions about Botulism; WebMD: Botulism Facts about botulism and the botulinum toxin.
  • This year's outburst of home canning recently brought loud warnings against botulism an often fatal form of food poisoning from the health departments of New York and.
  • She knows this because she has already been given Botox injections of dilute botulism toxin to smooth the furrows of her brow.
Quotes

  • Dick Durbin in IowaPolitics.com (press release)
    Over the last year we've seen major recalls of peanut butter and jalapeño peppers spiked with salmonella, spinach laced with e-coli and chili loaded with botulism,Durbin said. "It's clear these are not isolated incidents and are the...
  • Linus Pauling in Gainesville Sun
    Pauling said: "To illustrate the threat [of chemical and biological weapons], I may mention the plans to use nerve gases that, when they do not kill, produce temporary or permanent insanity, and the plans to use toxins such as the botulism toxin,...
  • Ray LaHood in The Guardian
    LaHood says the safety boss has "only been on the job for 40 days" and it would be unfair to make him appear. "But if somebody died from botulism from eating sardines, I would have no idea where to go, what to do or who to inform."

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