Botulism – A True Story

Posted January 17th, 2015 by Nanette Heffernan. Comment (0).

bot·u·lism – ˈbäCHəˌlizəm/noun – Food poisoning caused by a bacterium (botulinum) growing on improperly sterilized canned meats and other preserved foods. Many homesteaders tell me they are concerned about canning their own foods, for fear of getting sick. The concern is valid and shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are many food born illnesses reported each year. […]