Delusional Sauce Co. is recalling its brand of brand Chili Garlic Confit from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled product was distributed in Ontario, Canada. 

Recalled products:

Delusional Sauce Co.Chili Garlic Confit240 mL6 28942 39210 8All units sold up to and including July 18, 2023

As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

The recalled products should not be consumed, used, sold, served or distributed. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

About botulism
While a variety of illnesses can result from eating under-processed food, one of the most dangerous is botulism poisoning. Untreated, botulism can paralyze the muscles needed for breathing, resulting in sudden death.

Anyone who has eaten any recalled product and developed signs of botulism poisoning should immediately seek medical attention, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

“In foodborne botulism, symptoms generally begin 18 to 36 hours after eating contaminated food. However, symptoms can begin as soon as 6 hours after or up to 10 days later,” according to the CDC website.

The symptoms of botulism may include some of all of the following: double vision, blurred vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, difficulty breathing, a thick-feeling tongue, dry mouth, and muscle weakness. People with botulism poisoning may not show all of these symptoms at once.

These symptoms result from muscle paralysis caused by the toxin. If untreated, the disease may progress, and symptoms may worsen to cause paralysis of specific muscles, including those used in breathing and those in the arms, legs, and the body from the neck to the pelvis area.

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