why can’t babies eat honey?

Babies younger than one year old shouldn’t eat honey because of the risk of botulism. Honey can contain spores of Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that produces a potent neurotoxin. Although these spores are harmless to adults and older children with fully developed digestive systems, they can pose a serious threat to infants. Infants’ gastrointestinal tracts […]

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