Spanish toxic oil syndrome

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Disease that occurred in Spain during 1981/2, with 450 deaths and many people chronically disabled, due to consumption of oil containing aniline-denatured industrial rapeseed oil, sold as olive oil. The precise cause is unknown.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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