Dimethylnitrosamine (DMNA)

This poison was seen when herring was preserved with sodium nitrate. Heating to produce herring meal resulted in formation of DMNA. This highly toxic poison causes severe liver damage. Animals lose appetite and have abundant fluid in the abdomen. Post […]

Chlorinated Hydrocarbons

These are insecticides in fairly common use. They will cause less of appetite and condition with terminal convulsions. A few years ago, these were used on baited corn to kill birds in Great Britain.Wild foxes eating dead birds showed the […]