UPDATED CONTENT Nov. 3  The CFIA posted an expanded recall, indicating the recalled caviar may have been distributed nationwide.

For the second time in two weeks, International House of Caviar Ltd. is recalling a product because of a risk of botulism poisoning.

Canadian inspectors discovered the problem with the “Chum Salmon” caviar during…

A federal review of laboratories handling many of the most dangerous pathogens on the planet, including some that can be foodborne such as Brucella and bacterium that cause botulism poisoning, shows room for improvement.

The “high-containment laboratories” are overseen by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services via the Centers for Disease Control…

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a variety of fish products from two grocery stores in the Toronto area are being recalled due to a risk of botulism.

Initially only one product was recalled,…

Yummy Market Inc. is recalling smoked lake trout because of possible contamination with the toxin that causes botulism poisoning, following the report of an illness in Canada.

Consumers are urged to check their homes for the Yummy Market branded “Smoked Lake Trout w/Pepper with Cracked Black Pepper” and not eat any unused portion of the…

Less than two months after it hit retail shelves, Death Wish Coffee Co. is recalling “Nitro Cold Brew” beverage, ceasing production and changing its manufacturing process because it may have allowed deadly botulin toxin to develop in the product.

The Round Lake, NY, company launched online sales of the beverage on Feb. 2, billing it…

As victims of botulism poisoning traced to gas station nacho cheese continue to deal with severe health problems four and a half months after becoming ill, California health officials are trying to decide whether to fine the gas station owner.

The illnesses began in late April. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) began its…

A California sprout processor, a Denver fish processor and a New York seafood importer are all on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for violations of the federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act. Two of the three facilities confirmed positive test results for Listeria, after environmental samples were taken during FDA inspection, and sent…

Colorado officials issued a health alert Friday warning consumers that Par’s Natural Foods “Pueblo Green Chili Sauce” may be contaminated with the bacteria that causes botulism poisoning, but as of Tuesday afternoon they still did not know if the implicated sauce had been distributed outside the state.

Pars Natural Foods Pueblo Green Chili Sauce“At this point, we’re continuing to collect information…

Botulism poisoning has been getting a lot of attention in recent weeks and a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows no indication that the paralyzing pathogen is going away.

This is a colored transmission electron micrograph of the Gram-positive anaerobic bacteria Clostridium botulinum. Photo courtesy of CDC This is a colored transmission electron micrograph of the Gram-positive anaerobic bacteria Clostridium botulinum. Photo courtesy of