Seoul Shik Poom, a Hillside, New Jersey, company, recalled frozen, salted, and dried yellow croaker products for potential contamination with clostridium botulinum, the pathogen that causes botulism poisoning, late last week.  Products recalled include:

  • BG1103 Salted Yellow Croaker (bag) 2.2 lbs
  • BG1121B Dried Yellow Croaker (bag) 4.5 lbs
  • BG1121 Dried Yellow Croaker (bag) 2.2 lbs

botulismFlorida residents have been urged to throw out Gourmet de Lyon food products sold at Green Market locations due to the possible risk for botulism.  As reported on WBPF TV:

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson said the products were found at two Green Market locations in the county. They were

The Roanoke Times reported that Virginia health officials are investigating two cases of botulism.  So far, the Virginia Department of Health investigation into the cases has shown that home-canned food was the source of the botulism.  As reported by the Times:

The cases, which surfaced last week, occurred in one household and are related to

Chili botulismNews Radio 1420 out of Lubbock, Texas, reported last week that Marissa Cisneros, a young victim of the botulism outbreak traced to Castleberry’s chili products, may be returning to school soon. 

Last July, Castleberry’s recalled canned meat products that were distributed nationwide, with the exception of Great Value chili products which were exported only to

The New Mexico man who fell ill with Botulism after reportedly eating canned Castleberry’s chili products earlier this year has died.  The man, who was 52, has not been confirmed as part of the Botulism outbreak traced to consumption of Castleberry’s products, according to a New Mexico Environment Department spokeswoman, who renewed a warning to