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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 product it did not manufacture unless there is evidence of negligence, some unreasonable act. Suppose you buy a can of …
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 are implicated as the source of a botulism events, including sausages, beef stew, canned vegetables, and seafood products. …
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 dangerous that each case is considered a public health emergency. Studies have shown that there is a 35 to 6 …
September 09, 2021
How Common Is Botulism in the World?
Botulism is a rare, life-threatening paralytic illness caused by neurotoxins produced by an anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium, Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum). …
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Symptoms of Salmonella Infection
Symptoms of Salmonella infection include painful abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and fever. Salmonella infections can have a broad range of illness, from no symptoms to severe …
What Are the Symptoms of Listeria Infection?
The infection caused by Listeria can vary from mild to severe. Only a small percentage of persons who ingest Listeria fall ill or develop symptoms …
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