life-threatening food poisoning caused by the presence
of botulinus toxin produced by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. Cases in
humans are usually associated with raw or improperly preserved foods,
especially cured meats. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea,
vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, vision problems and headache; severe cases
may progress to symmetrical paralysis.
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