Browsing All posts tagged under »botulism«

Salted Fish Recall for Botulism

April 1, 2014 by


Lao Thai Nam Corp., of Dallas, Texas is recalling Number One Sompa Salted Fish, 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. Number one Sompa Salted […]

Smoked Fish Recalled for Botulism Nationwide

October 1, 2013 by


Big Blue Fisheries is recalling ALL smoked products from all lots and codes, various sizes, in vacuum packages because the products may not have been properly cooked and have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. Because […]

Improperly canned elk leads to botulism

July 21, 2013 by


by Ben Chapman Doug likes to call me the canning queen; this is something I embrace. I’ve detailed my recent skill development in home food preservation, which has been part necessity and part interest. I’m a jam/sauce/pickle kind of guy though. Canned elk (or other meats) isn’t for me. It’s not a safety issue, because […]

Olives that may be contaminated with Botulism Recalled

July 3, 2013 by


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. OSJL is recalling the product after HEALTH staff discovered that these products were not handled appropriately to prevent production of the toxin that causes botulism. Mediterranean Olives: […]

Soup, Pickles, and Pickled Beets Recalled for Botulism in CA

January 14, 2013 by


Sister Sara’s soup, pickles, and pickled beets have been recalled for possible Clostridium botulinum contamination. Thje recall is posted on the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) website. The product list is as follows: Sister Sara’s Good For You Soup • one-quart (32 oz.) • glass jar Sister Sara’s Bread and Butter Pickles • one-pint […]


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