Home made beer kills 75 people last January in Tete Province, Mozambique

This past January, consumption of home made beer (called “pombe”) contaminated with powerful bacterial toxins killed 75 people in the Chitima district in Tete province.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers are reminded that consumption of home made alcoholic beverages can be extremely dangerous. Alcoholic beverages should be obtained only from known commercial producers.

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