Prevention of Infant botulism food poisoning


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Prevention of Infant botulism food poisoning: Because honey can contain spores of Clostridium botulinum and this has been a source of infection for infants, children less than 12 months old should not be fed honey. Honey is safe for persons 1 year of age and older.1

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1. excerpt from Botulism General: DBMD

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