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Hot dog chili sauce sickens 4 and leads to rare botulism recall

...product was linked to the first cases of botulism in commercially canned foods in decades...federal officials, Brackett added. Botulism is a muscle-paralyzing disease caused...unusual," Lynch said. Symptoms of botulism include double or blurred vision, drooping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/19/met_136352.shtml
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Botulism causes cans to explode

...bursting, swollen with bacteria that cause botulism. The bursting cans were among those...bacteria produce a toxin that causes botulism, a muscle-paralyzing disease. "We're...productrecall.asp. For information on botulism from the FDA, go to tinyurl.com...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/27/met_137365.shtml
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Botulism cases cause recall

...was the source of a potentially fatal botulism poisoning of four people. The company's...shipments to catch any other recalled cans. Botulism poisoning can be deadly, according to...breathing, which can result in death. Botulism is relatively rare, according to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/20/bus_136483.shtml
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Castleberry expands canned meat recall to more than 90 brands after botulism scare

...meat products that may be connected to a botulism outbreak. Castleberry's Food Co. of Augusta...children in Texas who had been hospitalized with botulism. All four are expected to survive. Botulism is a muscle-paralyzing disease caused by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/22/met_136783.shtml
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Equipment blamed for botulism in food

...running the Castleberry's plant when botulism toxin was found in its food products...the Centers for Disease Control said botulism toxin from its chili sauce sickened people...Food and Drug Administration said the botulism toxin resulted from poor maintenance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-04-02/equipment-b
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Study: botulism toxin can treat cerebral palsy

CHICAGO -- A botulism toxin treatment sometimes used to smooth wrinkles can also improve tiptoe-walking common in children with cerebral palsy, new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/tec_324800.shtml
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After botulism recall, cans are still being sold

...more than 90 potentially contaminated products over fears of botulism contamination. The recall now covers two years' production...grow. California health officials are investigating whether botulism confirmed in a San Diego County woman was linked to the recall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/28/met_137472.shtml
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Beauty in botulism?

...eyes when you smile. Derived from the bacterium that causes botulism, Botox temporarily paralyzes the muscles into which it's...difference between Botox, the therapeutic treatment, and botulism, the scourge of home preserving, is about 35 vials of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/17/ent_263798.shtml
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Investigation timetable is hard to gauge

...when they'll know what was behind the botulism outbreak. The company said no timeline...dog chili was linked to four cases of botulism in Texas and Indiana. Officials in New...52-year-old New Mexico man believed to have botulism poisoning. It is unclear whether he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/07/met_138675.shtml
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Second suit is filed in recall

...by people who claim they contracted botulism from eating tainted chili from the company's Augusta plant. Botulism prompted a recall of more than 90 products...Cleveland, are seeking compensation for botulism-related medical expenses and lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2008-02-21/second-suit
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