NewsDesk @bactiman63 Two women have been hospitalized for botulism, including one in serious condition, according to a La Voz report. The patients ate matambre (Argentian flank steak) and Russian salad...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two cases of foodborne botulism were reported in Berdyansk, Zaporizhzhia Oblast in southeastern Ukraine. On November 17, it was reported that botulism was found in...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Several foodborne botulism cases reported in Colorado since September 2020 has prompted a health warning from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Testing...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ukraine Ministry of Health has reported 40 cases of botulism since January, including two fatalities. Causes of botulism The cause of botulism is often products...

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By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 A recent case of botulism was reported in Howard County,Maryland, which led me to do this short news brief on botulism in the US. I look at the kinds of botulism and the...

Health officials in Alaska, in a recent report, discussed the botulism outbreak investigation from January 2019 in which several people were sickened and at least one person died. On January 2, 2019,...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published the National Botulism Surveillance Summary for 2016 and reported 29 confirmed foodborne botulism cases that year.  Among the foodborne...

In a follow-up on the botulism outbreak in Sacramento County, California state and local health officials report the source of their illnesses appears to be prepared food, particularly nacho cheese sauce,...

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is advising the public not to eat any canned soups or sauces made by Corfinio Foods of Richmond.  The affected products were improperly...