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California officials warn of botulism risk from herbal teas

Ten days after county officials alerted the public and four days after the FDA posted a recall notice for deer antler tea linked to botulism cases, the California health department issued a warning about herbal tea from U.S. Deer Antlers Exports and Imports Inc. The two botulism cases in Orange County are not believed to… Continue Reading

Deer antler tea responsible for two botulism cases in LA County

Deer antler, specifically local deer-antler tea, has been associated with one confirmed and one suspected case of potentially deadly botulism, according to Los Angeles County Public Health. The department’s preliminary investigation found the illnesses may be associated with consumption of deer antler tea, acquired during March. “Pending further investigation, Public Health recommends that all persons who purchased… Continue Reading