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How Do You Like Wild Mushrooms, Stir-Fry or Tomato Sauce?

Posted: October 30th, 2012 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Fall is a great time of year; color changes on the leaves, brisk cool breezes, and the smell of newly lit fireplaces on evening walks.  Here in Illinois, many people spend autumn Sunday’s watching football or carving pumpkins as part of their fall rituals.  Fall is also the time of year when many cases of severe mushroom poisoning may occur in North America.  In the past few weeks, the media has reported multiple incidents of people being harmed by wild mushrooms. Read more »


Interesting IPC Facts That You May Not Know!

Posted: September 18th, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

We like to use the IPC blog to educate our readers about potentially harmful substances, trends the IPC has identified, or seasonal safety tips.  But this week, we thought we would toot our own horn a bit and tell you about some of the cool things you probably didn’t know about the IPC.

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