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Briefly: Prison brew - Disease detecting - Deadly delicacy

BRIEFLY: PRISON BREW - DISEASE DETECTING - DEADLY DELICACY

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current...

UPDATE: Roe recalled nationwide in Canada for botulism risk

UPDATE: ROE RECALLED NATIONWIDE IN CANADA FOR BOTULISM RISK

Canadian officials posted an expanded recall, including additional distribution information, indicating recalled roe may have been...

 
 
 
Roe recalled nationwide in Canada; botulism possible

ROE RECALLED NATIONWIDE IN CANADA; BOTULISM POSSIBLE

Imperial Caviar & Seafood has expanded its Dec. 15 warning , recalling Whitefish Roe and VIP Caviar Club brand Salmon Roe, urging consumers...

Holiday Hazard: ‘Canned' bread a recipe for botulism poisoning

HOLIDAY HAZARD: ‘CANNED' BREAD A RECIPE FOR BOTULISM POISONING

Holiday baking is a staple for many gift givers, but bread makers should take caution: Making bread in canning jars creates a readymade...

 
 
 
Briefly: Hot stockings - Healthy as a horse - Drugs down

BRIEFLY: HOT STOCKINGS - HEALTHY AS A HORSE - DRUGS DOWN

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current...

Canada recalls salmon caviar for botulism concerns

CANADA RECALLS SALMON CAVIAR FOR BOTULISM CONCERNS

For the second time in two weeks, International House of Caviar Ltd. is recalling a product because of a risk of botulism poisoning. Canadian...

 
 
 
GAO says USDA needs to tighten up policies at certain labs

GAO SAYS USDA NEEDS TO TIGHTEN UP POLICIES AT CERTAIN LABS

A federal review of laboratories handling many of the most dangerous pathogens on the planet, including some that can be foodborne...

Illness reported; Yummy Market recalls smoked lake trout

ILLNESS REPORTED; YUMMY MARKET RECALLS SMOKED LAKE TROUT

Yummy Market Inc. is recalling smoked lake trout because of possible contamination with the toxin that causes botulism poisoning, following...

 
 
 
‘Death Wish' coffee recalled over potentially-fatal botulism risk

‘DEATH WISH' COFFEE RECALLED OVER POTENTIALLY-FATAL BOTULISM RISK

The recall of the "world's strongest coffee" is also a strong source of irony.

Death Wish Coffee pulls ‘Nitro' because of botulism risk

DEATH WISH COFFEE PULLS ‘NITRO' BECAUSE OF BOTULISM RISK

Less than two months after it hit retail shelves, Death Wish Coffee Co. is recalling “Nitro Cold Brew” beverage, ceasing production...

 
 
 
Officials: Misuse of cheese, dispenser caused botulism outbreak

OFFICIALS: MISUSE OF CHEESE, DISPENSER CAUSED BOTULISM OUTBREAK

As victims of botulism poisoning traced to gas station nacho cheese continue to deal with severe health problems four and a half months...

FDA issues warning letters to handlers of sprouts, fish products

FDA ISSUES WARNING LETTERS TO HANDLERS OF SPROUTS, FISH PRODUCTS

A California sprout processor, a Denver fish processor and a New York seafood importer are all on notice from the Food and Drug Administration...

 
 
 
Botulism Risk Prompts Bush Bean Recall

BOTULISM RISK PROMPTS BUSH BEAN RECALL

A nationwide baked beans recall has been issued for three varieties of Bush's Best Baked Beans because a canning defect could allow...

CDC report shows foodborne botulism poisoning increasing

CDC REPORT SHOWS FOODBORNE BOTULISM POISONING INCREASING

Botulism poisoning has been getting a lot of attention in recent weeks and a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

 
 
 
BOTOX Can be a Cause of Potentially Dangerous Foodborne Illness

BOTOX CAN BE A CAUSE OF POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS FOODBORNE ILLNESS

Botulism is a rare but serious disorder that attacks the body's ability to signal to muscles. Symptoms include blurry vision and slurred...

Nacho cheese sauce responsible for sending 10 people to the hospital with BOTULISM

NACHO CHEESE SAUCE RESPONSIBLE FOR SENDING 10 PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL WITH BOTULISM

A batch of contaminated nacho cheese sauce was implicated in the recent botulism outbreak in California, which killed one man and sickened...

 
 
 
State says botulism outbreak is limited; FDA won't talk

STATE SAYS BOTULISM OUTBREAK IS LIMITED; FDA WON'T TALK

Federal officials won't discuss it, but state officials doubled down Tuesday on their assertion that a botulism outbreak traced to...

Do You Have to Worry About Getting Botulism at Your Next Barbecue?

DO YOU HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT GETTING BOTULISM AT YOUR NEXT BARBECUE?

After hearing the terrible news that one person has died and nine have been hospitalized with botulism after eating contaminated gas...

 
 
 
Foodborne Botulism Can Be Deadly, But It's Usually Preventable

FOODBORNE BOTULISM CAN BE DEADLY, BUT IT'S USUALLY PREVENTABLE

The death of a 37-year-old man from foodborne botulism linked to nacho cheese sauce sheds light on a rare foodborne illness that's...

California man dies in botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese

CALIFORNIA MAN DIES IN BOTULISM OUTBREAK FROM NACHO-CHEESE

California authorities say one man is dead in an apparent botulism outbreak stemming from nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station.