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What causes botulism?

A person can be stricken with botulism after ingesting the toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The bacterium can form the toxin only in the absence of oxygen, so canned goods and products like meat that are wrapped in airtight casings are potential sources of botulism.

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05:05:32 on 12/06/07 by Webmaster - Questions and Answers -