Subject: How do botulism spores form?
Date: Tue Jan 4 23:25:22 2000
Posted by Ulrike
Grade level: nonaligned
School: No school entered.
City: Dover State/Province: Delaware
Area of science: Microbiology
We worry all the time about food poisoning from home made canned foods. I
understand most heating kills living cells but not their "spores." Well how
do the bacteria know to form spores? I can't imagine they know in advance
that we're going to be cooking our jams!
Re: How do botulism spores form?
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