Toxins in the context of this category are chemicals, plants or their parts, and animal parts that are poisonous to people when ingested in food or water.

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Outline and overview of this subject. The Death Cap Mushroom (Amanita phalloides)
Images, description, related mushrooms, and discussion of toxicity.
Bad Bug Book: Ciguatera Fish Poisoning
Caused by the consumption of subtropical and tropical marine finfish which have accumulated naturally occurring dinoflagellate toxins through their diet. Includes cause, associated fish, symptoms, and outbreaks.
Bad Bug Book: Mushroom Toxins
Includes toxic substances and their effects, symptoms, diagnosis, descriptions of some poisonous mushrooms, and outbreaks.
Bad Bug Book: Scombrotoxin
Caused by the ingestion of foods that contain high levels of histamine. Includes cause, symptoms, associated foods, and outbreaks.
Bad Bug Book: Tetrodotoxin
Pufferfish or Fugu poisoning. Includes cause, symptoms, prognosis, and outbreaks.
Bad Bug Book: Various Shellfish-Associated Toxins
Caused by consuming shellfish that have accumulated dinoflagellate toxins. Features cause, symptoms, associated foods, and outbreaks.
CDC: Ciguatera Fish Poisoning
Includes factsheet and publications.
CDC: Harmful Algal Blooms
Discusses the causes, symptoms, and prevention of several toxins carried by fish and shellfish.
eMedicine - Toxicity, Mushrooms
Article by Mary E Cataletto, MD.
eMedicine - Toxicity, Tetrodotoxin
Article by Theodore Benzer, MD, PhD.
eMedicine Health - Ricin
Consumer health resource center providing information on the symptoms and treatment of ricin poisoning.
Food Safety Research Information Office: Ciguatoxin
Directory of factsheets, reports, press releases, and resources on the toxin.
Harmful Algal Blooms and Biotoxins
Factsheet on algal blooms and their effects on humans through affected fish and shellfish.
Human Illness Associated with Harmful Algae
Discusses the various fish and shellfish toxicities of humans caused by the animal's ingestion of toxic algae.
The Merck Manual: Poisoning
Causes, symptoms, and signs of poisoning caused by eating plants or animals that contain a naturally occurring poison.
Ricin Toxin from the Castor Bean Plant
Scientific and medical article on the toxin and its effects.
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