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Indeed, more than a million doses of botulism antiserum were prepared (PDF) for D-Day soldiers invading Normandy Beach.
Botulism is caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, a hardy anaerobe.
This may take place with other kinds of flesh, and is known as botulism, or allantiasis.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Thus far the best-known examples of poisoning by the products of micro-organisms are botulism and ergotism.Food Poisoning|Edwin Oakes Jordan
It should be clearly understood that botulism is one of the very rare maladies.
To regard every can as a source of botulism is worse than regarding every dog as a source of hydrophobia.
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A severe form of food poisoning, often fatal if not treated quickly. Botulism is caused by a kind of bacterium that produces a toxin, and it is sometimes present in improperly canned or preserved foods.