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  • Church potluck botulism kills one, sickens several
    Church potluck botulism infection kills one, sickens several in Ohio
    A church potluck dinner infected several people with botulism. Botulism is a rare illness caused by a toxic bacteria. The disease is not usually fatal, but one woman is dead and over 20 people have been hospitalized with five remaining in...
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    Botulism sickens two New Mexico residents
    Two people from Lea County, NM are currently being treated in a Texas hospital with suspected botulism, according to state health officials Friday. The investigation into the illnesses is ongoing; however not surprisingly, contaminated food is the...
  • Pumpkin Seed Pesto recalled in California
    Pumpkin Seed Pesto recalled in California
    Possible contamination with botulism has resulted in the recall of Pumpkin Seed Pesto, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday. The product is made by California Olive and Vine of Sutter, California.The company's lab tests showed...
  • Pumpkin Pesto Sauce
    Williams-Sonoma pumpkin pesto sauce recalled over possible botulism risk
    A pumpkin seed pesto sauce distributed nationwide by San Francisco-based Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is being recalled because of fears the sauce could becomecontaminated and make people sick with botulism.In separate recall notices issued late Friday,...
  • Orange Blossom Farm Hot Dog Relish
    Canada: Orange Blossom Farm hot dog relish recalled due to botulism risk
    TheCanadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) announced Nov. 4 thatOrange Blossom Farm has recalled its hot dog relish and pulled it from the market due to the risk of botulism.The affected product, in the 500 ml size jars, was sold at St. Jacob...
  • Child drinking juice
    FDA warns of possible botulism risk from Juices Incorporated juices
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing parents not to consume or give their children juice products or other beverages from Juices Incorporated of Brooklyn, N.Y., according to the FDA news release on May 10.While there are no...
  • Central-Epicure brand Gefilte Fish
    Canada: Central-Epicure brand Gefilte Fish recalled due to botulism fears
    Toronto, Ontario food manufacturer,Central-Epicure Food Products Ltd., issued a voluntary recall ofCentral-Epicure brand Gefilte Fish, Ready to Serve, Sweet and Savoury due to the possibility of contamination with the bacterium,Clostridium...
  • Smoked fish recalled, risk of botulism
    Smoked fish recalled, risk of botulism
    True Taste, LLC of Kenosha, Wis., has issued a voluntary recall of several of itsvacuum-packaged smoked fish products due to potential contamination with clostridium botulinum, a bacteria that produces paralyzing botulinum toxins.According to Food...
  • Smoked fish recall: True Taste smoked fish recalled due to botulism concerns
    Smoked fish recall: True Taste smoked fish recalled due to botulism concerns
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Dec. 20, a recall of smoked fish products by True Taste, LLC. Consumers are warned not to consume the affected varieties of vacuumed packaged smoked fish products – even if it does not...
  • Birtch Farms and Estate Winery brand Pumpkin Butter
    Pumpkin butter recalled due to botulism risk
    Woodstock, Ontario company, Birtch Farms and Estate Winery is voluntarily recalling their own brand of Pumpkin Butter because it may be contaminated with the bacterium that causes botulism, Clostridium botulinum, according to a Canadian Food...
  • Canning
    Preserving food for all year round
    Sweet corn, watermelon, cherries…the abundance of delicious fruits and vegetables during the summer is quite incredible. Luckily, with food preservation at our fingertips we no longer have to wait so long to taste them during the rest of...
  • Taste of Roux soup
    Taste of Roux recalls jarred soups over botulism risk
    Valley Village, California company Taste of Roux, is recalling a variety of jarred soups because of the potential botulism risk triggered by possible improper processing of the soup products.In a California Department of Public Health (CDPH) press...
  • First case of botulism in 20 years
    First case of botulism in 20 years
    Dr. Marc K. Siegel has all the intricate profilings of a Public Health Medicine guru: in addition to being an Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University he's written about the swine flu, bird flu and healing mechanisms.Most...
  • Tofu: Botulism in tofu sickens 2 in NY
    Tofu: Botulism in tofu sickens 2 in NY
    Botulism found in tofu sickened 2 residents in Queens, NY, warned the city health dept late Friday. WABC reports, the type of tofu in question were fresh made, unrefrigerated known by Asians, chou dofu or ‘stinky dofu’. Botulism is...
  • Tortillas recalled
    Gentes Foods Gordita Black Bean Tortillas recalled
    A recall of United Natural Foods, Inc. totillas, labeled as Gentes Foods Gordita Black Bean Tortillas was announced by the FDA following the discovering that the product was not held at the proper temperature at some point. The product may contain...
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