Health Ministry tightens control on Fesikh factories, reiterates warning against botulism poisoning

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 08:21 GMT

A total of 27 preventive emergency rooms have been established in Cairo and other governorates in a bid to monitor consumption of the fermented mullet fish “Fesikh,” which is a traditional meal during Sham el-Nessim celebrations.

Egypt’s traditional 'fesikh' dish can cause botulism poisoning, Health Ministry warns

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 02:10 GMT

“This is because its preparation method mainly depends on providing an anaerobic environment in order for fish to be fermented and become ‘fesikh.’