Tag archive for ‘botulism’
By Brandon Jones On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Medicines With Benefits: 7 Positive Side Effects That Were Discovered By Accident

If history has taught us one thing, it’s that some of the most important medical advancements come from unintentional discoveries. For evidence, one need look no further than William Roentgen’s discovery of More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 30th, 2014

BBQ, Teriyaki sauce recalled due to possible botulism risk

Richard’s Rubs & Seasonings LLC is recalling Richard’s Too Good BBQ Sauce, Richard’s Too Good Hot Sauce and Richard’s Too Good Teriyaki Sauce because they may have been improperly processed and because More...

By Robert On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Food poisoning 101: 3 spore-forming bacteria that cause foodborne illness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.  Clostridium More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

‘Bacon by brad smoliak’ recalled due to botulism risk

Kitchen by Brad Smoliak is recalling Bacon spread that was sold and distributed in Alberta due because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum, the causative agent of the foodborne disease, botulism, according More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 16th, 2014

‘Hausmacher’ liver pate recalled due to botulism risk

PRESS RELEASE Ottawa, January 14, 2014 -Webbers Food is recalling “Hausmacher” liver pâté from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume More...

By Robert On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Middle Eastern dish, ‘Turshi’, linked to Amarillo botulism cases

In a follow-up to a story last week, health officials from the City of Amarillo and federal and state officials conclude the four cases of botulism reported last week have a common food source, a homemade food,  reported More...

By Robert On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Amarillo health officials investigate botulism cases

The City of Amarillo Department of Public Health (DPH) is investigating at least four cases of botulism, according to a press release Wednesday. Health officials say that a suspected case of botulism was reported More...

By Robert On Monday, July 1st, 2013

Rhode Island health officials warn of botulism risk with Mediterranean Olives

The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) advises consumers not to eat Mediterranean Olives: Calcidica Sweet (Brand: Bel Frantoio) sold at any Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) stores, according to a health department More...

By Robert On Monday, March 18th, 2013

Canada: Bar clams recalled because of botulism fears

Saint-Thomas-De-Kent, New Brunswick company, St. Thomas Fish Market Inc., voluntarily recalled several  lots of Bar clams because they may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, the etiologic agent of More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Italian olives linked to botulism case in the UK

Health officials in the UK have confirmed the presence of botulinum toxin in a jar of Italian olives after a Oxfordshire resident was admitted to the hospital  after developing botulism. This event prompted More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Carrot juice recalled over botulism fears

FDA Los Angeles company,  Healthy Choice Island Blends, Inc is recalling all sizes of LIQUID GOLD CARROT JUICE including 128oz, 64oz, 32oz, and 16 oz, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium More...

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