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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Botulism

This year
Bordeaux police officially open investigation into botulism cases that left one woman dead
The restaurant owners are facing a jail term of between three to five years and fines of between €45,000 to €60,000.
Botulism outbreak: Irish citizens being treated in French and Spanish hospitals
A Greek woman has died in the outbreak and her Irish partner remains in hospital.
Dr Catherine Conlon: Botulism - where does it come from and what are the risks?
Dr Catherine Conlon: Botulism - where does it come from and what are the risks?
The public health expert examines botulism and its symptoms, how it develops and what harm it can cause.
Irish national among dozen hospitalised in Bordeaux after botulism outbreak
One woman has died and at least 12 others are receiving treatment for the rare food-borne poisoning.
People who visited Turkey recently for botox stomach injections urged to seek medical advice
The advice relates to individuals who travelled to Istanbul and Izmir for the treatment between 22 February and 1 March.
All time
Scientists identify potential antidote to paralysis-inducing toxin that causes botulism
The neurotoxin is the most potent toxin known to exist and is considered a potential bioweapon.
Woman dies and 27 hospitalised with botulism after church dinner
Health officials are testing 21 home-made and store-bought food samples, including chicken, canned pickles, potato salad and coleslaw.
1,000 tonnes of New Zealand dairy recalled in botulism scare
The world’s fourth largest dairy company has said that infant formulas, sports drinks and protein shakes could be affected by a bacteria that could cause the paralytic illness.
Warning issued to Irish consumers over Lloyd Grossman korma sauce
Recall echoes that issued over the weekend in Britain after two cases of botulism were reportedly linked to a jar of the sauce in England.