Mill Stream Corp. (Sullivan Harbor Farm) of Hancock, Maine is voluntarily recalling ten lots of Cold Smoked Salmon because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

The Texas Department of State Health Services is warning parents and other adults not to give babies pacifiers containing honey after four babies were treated for botulism in Texas.

Honey can contain spores of Clostridium botulinum, an organism that produces a potent neurotoxin known to cause severe illness in infants. Infant botulism occurs when C.

As many as 10 sickened with 1 death.  Marler Clark represented 5 sickened in confidential settlement.

The outbreak of foodborne botulism originating from the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove has left 10 people hospitalized, the state Department of Health reported Friday, and an Antioch resident, Martin Galindo, may have died

The outbreak of foodborne botulism originating from the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove has left 10 people hospitalized, the state Department of Health reported Friday, and an Antioch resident, Martin Galindo, may have died as a result.

The botulism outbreak was reported to have come from nacho cheese sauce sold

Screen Shot 2017-05-07 at 11.21.42 AMWhat is Botulism

Botulism is a rare, life-threatening paralytic illness caused by neurotoxins produced by an anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium, Clostridium botulinum.[1]  Unlike Clostridium perfringens, which requires the ingestion of large numbers of viable cells to cause symptoms, the symptoms of botulism are caused by the ingestion of highly toxic, soluble exotoxins

Victim remains in intensive care; contaminated product tied to two companies, including CA retail location and WI manufacturer

Sacramento resident Lavinia Kelly has filed suit against Valley Oak Food and Fuel Company of Walnut Grove, California, after she contracted Botulism in an outbreak linked to tainted nacho cheese sauce sold in the store. Ms. Kelly

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) tested and confirmed that nacho cheese sauce that was sold at a gas station in Sacramento County has tested positive for the toxin that causes botulism. The toxin found in the cheese sauce is the same type identified in patients for whom CDPH has results. https://emdinspections.saccounty.net/document.aspx?id={8AB316AD-53B0-4F16-9C25-26209CA87B1F}&type=application/pdf 

CDPH has

Marler Clark has been retained by 6 individuals and has filed a lawsuit.

According to recent news reports, the outbreak of foodborne botulism originating from the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove has left 10 people hospitalized, the state Department of Health reported Friday, and an Antioch resident, Martin Galindo, may

Valley-Oaks-Food-and-Fuel-California-botulismNacho cheese sauce is the likely culprit in a botulism outbreak that has sickened at least five people who visited a Walnut Grove gas station.

In collaboration with California Department of Public Health and Sacramento County Department of Environmental Management, Sacramento County Public Health is conducting an investigation to determine possible causes of illness in