A large number of waterbirds have been killed in Spain in recent years due to the bacterial disease botulism. It is thought the infection is being spread by an invasive species of water snail.
Scientists have discovered how bacterial toxins that cause food-borne botulism are absorbed through the intestinal lining and into the bloodstream. The study offers insight into developing new approaches for blocking this poisonous substance.
The means by which bacterial toxins that cause food-borne botulism are absorbed through the intestinal lining and into the bloodstream has been discovered by researchers. This could lead to a new way of blocking the toxin.
The discovery of a new form of the deadly botulinum toxin gets published. However, its sequence is hidden. This is the first time that the sequence of a newly-discovered protein has not been revealed in a science paper that announces the finding.
A traditional Amish wedding involves food preparation that starts a year before the wedding. Only their very best recipes are on the reception table, hence the name Amish Wedding. Today their very best recipes prepared up to a year ago are being recalled.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning retailers and food service operators not to offer for sale ungutted, salt-cured alewives (also called gaspereaux fish) from Michel & Charles LeBlanc Fisheries Ltd., CAP-PELÈ, New Brunswick, Canada.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume Olivier brand Parmesan & Asiago Dip with Garlic & Basil described below because the product may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
Goettingen, Germany (dpa) - It is a moment which all parents dread: Totally unexpectedly, their infant baby is lying dead in its bed, the victim of sudden crib death.Medical scientists, theorising over the years about what is the cause behind the some ...