9 - BOTULISM

ProkaryOK Cupid Profile: Clostridium Botulinum. If looks could kill! Loves low-oxygen environments, tropical temperatures, and Italian food. Will take your breath away.

On this episode of This Won’t Hurt a Bit we talk about botulinum toxin. It seems to be everywhere: in your dirt, in your honey, in your celebrities. But how can you stay safe from this deadly poison? And if you get it, can you be saved? Also, Mel teaches us why babies are especially at risk, Jess teaches us why movie stars aren’t just like us, and Dave attempts to describe canning.