Food Safety warning as three treated for toxic honey poisoning

There are 2 comments on the The New Zealand Herald story from Mar 21, 2008, titled Food Safety warning as three treated for toxic honey poisoning. In it, The New Zealand Herald reports that:

“The honey may have had high levels of tutin toxin which if consumed can result in symptoms include vomiting, delirium, giddiness, increased excitability, stupor, coma and violent convulsions”

Three people have been treated for toxic honey poisoning in the Coromandel. Photo / Chris Skelton A 32-year-old man is in a satisfactory condition in Thames Hospital after being one of three people to be ... via The New Zealand Herald

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New Zealand

#1 Mar 22, 2008
quickly inform mr Anderton of this deadly honey he may want to ban honey now that it is a proven danger to whomsoever consumes this honey is he now prepared to protect the people of NZ against this honey or is he merely using the party pills as a means of giving the police extra powers to harass young people
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New Zealand

#2 Mar 23, 2008
If hobbyists/amateur keepers of bees want to make money out of honey they need to be Registerd,Licenced,Audited and held accountable for their product like everyone else in the industry.

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