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…

Federal officials won’t discuss it, but state officials doubled down Tuesday on their assertion that a botulism outbreak traced to a California gas station is likely contained.

Since late April 10 people have been confirmed with botulism poisoning. One of them, a 37-year-old father of two died. All nine remaining victims are hospitalized and on…