One Dead, Nine Hospitalized In Botulism Outbreak Linked To Nacho Cheese From Gas Station
Health officials are warning consumers to be vigilant about food safety.
Los Angeles Times:
Gas Station's Nacho Cheese Sauce Is Now Linked To Patient's Death
A person has died after contracting botulism linked to a batch of nacho cheese sauce sold at a Sacramento County gas station, health officials said Monday. The California Department of Public Health did not identify the patient or provide details about the death. According to the department, 10 patients were hospitalized after eating tainted nacho cheese sauce from Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove. (Rocha, 5/22)
East Bay Times:
Nacho Cheese Botulism Outbreak Leaves One Dead, Nine Sickened
“While there are still unanswered questions about this outbreak, these tragic illnesses are important reminders to be vigilant about food safety,” CDPH Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith wrote in a press release. (Davis, 5/22)