#7 Friday Fun Fact – Beware the Bulging Can

Botulism is a serious illness that can look a bit like a stroke - muscles loose their tone, tiredness takes hold, and the eyelids droop. The culprit - Clostridium Botulinum - a bacterium which thrives in anaerobic conditions (i.e., oxygen-free places), and that has a penchant for secreting a potentially lethal toxin. Although it cannot survive in … Continue reading #7 Friday Fun Fact – Beware the Bulging Can