Kawasho Foods USA Inc. of New York, NY, is announcing an expansion of its February 26, 2023, voluntary recall of canned GEISHA Medium Shrimp 4oz. to now recall all lots of this product. Kawasho Foods is taking this step out of an abundance of caution due to a concern that there is a possibility that
Unlicensed manufacturer recalls Sea Moss due to Botulism Risk
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has recalled lemonade and gel products sold by Royalty Sea Moss.
After a complaint from the Maryland Department of Health, an investigation found that Royalty Sea Moss, based out of Mt. Pleasant, MI, produced products with inadequate processing controls that are needed to stop the growth of…
Chai recalled due to Botulism risk
Marietta, GA, September 29, 2022 – The Chai Box announced a recall of 16 oz glass bottles Chai Concentrate Mix, UPC 7 93611 81925 2 and 64 oz plastic bottles of Chai Concentrate Mix UPC 7 93611 81926 9 and 16 oz glass bottles Unsweetened Chai Concentrate Mix, UPC 793611819252 and 64 oz plastic bottles…
Bread recalled over Botulism risk
King’s Hawaiian is voluntarily recalling its Pretzel Slider Buns, Pretzel Hamburger Buns and Pretzel Bites products out of an abundance of caution following a recall of an ingredient used in the pretzel products from one of its suppliers, Lyons Magnus. Lyons Magnus is recalling this ingredient due to the potential for it to cause microbial…
Washington man dies of botulism from home-canned food
This past weekend, a Grays Harbor County man aged 55-65 passed away from a probable cause of botulism. No further information on the deceased is available. Confirmation of the cause of death is pending confirmatory test results.
Grays Harbor County Environmental Health assisted the property owner with the safe disposal of around 170 pint-sized jars…
Zesty Sweet Peppers recalled due to Botulism Risk
Soul Cedar Farm of Quilcene, WA is voluntarily recalling all batches of shelf-stable Zesty Sweet Peppers because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin, 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.
Argentina Botulism – Two Cases
Two women have been hospitalized for botulism, including one in serious condition, according to a La Voz report.The patients ate matambre (Argentian flank steak) and Russian salad delivered from a traditional restaurant in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Boedo.
“The salad is prepared with boiled potatoes and carrots and dried peas soaked in a…
Armenia with Botulism
Since January 1, 2022, 6 cases of botulism with 10 victims have been registered in Armenia, according to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the RA Ministry of Health.
Taking into account the severe course of the disease, in order to avoid further complications, the RA Ministry of Health urges:
Botulism in Argentina and Ukraine in 2021
Foodborne botulism has been linked to two deaths in an Argentinian province.
The Ministry of Public Health in Misiones reported the two fatalities and at least four other cases occurred this past week in the village of Andresito.
The four ill people, including three adults and one child, are being treated in the intensive care…
FSIS quiet on possible Botulism Outbreak linked to canned soup
Federal officials are investigating an outbreak of botulism poisoning, but few details are available.
Canned soup is a suspect food, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
No other details have been released by the FSIS. No brand or flavor of soup has been named, but the USDA regulates foods with meat…