Y. S. LU1 , RYOZO AZUMA2 , S. Y. CHIU3 , S. Q. PENG3 , C. S. WEI4 ,M.B. LIU4, D. F. LIN', Y. L. LEE', S. Y. YANG'. C.H. WANG'
Poisoning of ducks occured in 14 duck ranches with 22,450 ducks and 29 turkeys at 3 towns, Long-Gin, Wu-Chi, and Ta An, Taichung County on Oct. 4, 1981. Seventy thousand two hundred and thirty (32%) of them were discarded within 4 days of outbreak. Toxin of C. botulinum type C was isolated from milk-fish but not from the feed. This was the first case of Clostridium botulinum type C contaminated milkfish poisoning in Taiwan.