Aqua Blue Seafood Ltd. is recalling Mowi brand Norwegian Atlantic Salmon – Cold Smoked because of the potential presence of dangerous bacteria.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the affected product is being recalled from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

The recalled

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As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are

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Aji Mori Sauce Corp., doing business as Sushi Koo of Los Angeles, CA, is recalling its chillimami sauce because the product was manufactured and distributed without the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Cannery Program oversight, making it susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum.

The recalled chillimami sauce was distributed

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An outbreak of foodborne botulism in France has highlighted the effectiveness of using credit card data to identify potential patients, according to researchers.

In September 2023, a botulism outbreak affecting 15 people occurred in Bordeaux during the Rugby World Cup. Sick people came from Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, the

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According to researchers, at least two patients in a botulism outbreak in France remain in hospital.

The study covered eight individuals from four countries admitted to the intensive care unit at Bordeaux University Hospital, where six required invasive mechanical ventilation. Cases reported consuming locally produced canned sardines at a Tchin

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The number of people sick in a botulism outbreak due to contaminated sardines has grown to 15.

Patients include Americans, Canadians, and people from England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland and Spain.

At least ten have been hospitalized, and eight have been admitted to intensive care units. One person has died.

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Three recently published studies have detailed foodborne botulism and Campylobacter outbreaks in Japan.

The first, published in the Emerging Infectious Diseases journal, covered an outbreak of botulism in 2021 caused by Clostridium botulinum in Kumamoto.

A meal eaten in a domestic residence was the suspected cause, and four patients were affected.

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Ten probable cases of foodborne botulism have been reported in France, according to regional health authorities.

An American is believed to be among those affected and one person has died.

The Nouvelle Aquitaine Regional Health Authority (ARS) reported that six people are being treated at Bordeaux University Hospital for various

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