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Botulism outbreaks and recalls
November 25, 2022
Can You Sue a Grocery Store for Botulism?
Is everyone who handles an injurious food product potentially liable then? No. Most states’ laws will not hold a retail food seller liable if it simply sold a contaminated food...
October 20, 2022
The Link Between Canned Food and Botulism
Most of the botulism events that are reported annually in the United States are associated with home-canned foods that have not been safely processed. Very occasionally, however, commercially- processed foods...
March 08, 2022
Why Botulism Is the Most Dangerous Food-borne Illness
Botulism is a rare but potentially life-threatening bacterial illness. Clostridium Botulinum bacteria grows on food and produces toxins that, when ingested, cause paralysis. Botulism poisoning is extremely rare, but so...
November 07, 2021
Essential Procedures to Prevent Botulism Outbreaks
Botulinum toxin is heat-labile, or unstable if heated to a certain temperature, and can be destroyed if heated and held at 80 degrees Centigrade (176 degrees Fahrenheit) for ten minutes or longer....