A French agency has warned people of the risks of eating berries or leaves from decorative plants.

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) seasonal message focused on holly, mistletoe and poinsettia blooms, berries and leaves that can be used to decorate cakes, homes and
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More than 10,600 people were poisoned by mushrooms and 22 deaths were reported from 2010 to 2017 in France.

A total of 10,625 cases of unintentional poisoning because of ingestion of mushrooms were recorded by French poison control centers (PCCs), according to a study published this month.

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Continue Reading Thousands poisoned by mushrooms in France in recent years