Deadly, Defective Stuff Recalled

Deadly, Defective Stuff Recalled

Here’s the latest roundup of consumer products recalled because they might hurt or kill you!

Don't Eat The Botulism Tainted Asiago Cheese Dip, Please

Don't Eat The Botulism Tainted Asiago Cheese Dip, Please

There are some jars of Olivier brand Parmesan & Asiago Dip with Garlic & Basil floating around that are possibly tainted with botulism, so you’ll want to check your cupboards.

New Era Green Beans Recalled For Botulism

New Era Green Beans Recalled For Botulism

Large institutional-sized cans of green beans have been recalled for botulism, says the FDA.

Stephen Colbert Weighs In On Botulism, Chinese Poison Train, Subprime Lending

Who’s reading us now? Stephen Colbert weighs in on a bunch of Consumerist topics with more gravitas than we can muster ourselves. Sorry we missed the whole “dentist puts boar tusks in your mouth while you’re anesthetized” story. We’ll try to do better next time.

Walmart Sells Can Included In Botulism Recall

Walmart Sells Can Included In Botulism Recall

An article from the Hattiesburg American claims a Mississippi women bought a recalled can of hot dog chili sauce (the same product that has sickened 4 people with botulism) at a Walmart after the recall had been announced on July 19th, but before it had been widely publicized in the newspapers.

FDA Announces Nationwide Recall Of 15,000 Cases of French Cut Green Beans

FDA Announces Nationwide Recall Of 15,000 Cases of French Cut Green Beans

Hi there, green bean lovers! It looks like it’s not just Albertson’s that’s having green bean issues this morning. The FDA has announced a nationwide recall of 15,000 cases of green beans manufactured by Lakeside foods of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Albertson's Jumps On The Recall Bandwagon, Pulls Green Beans From Shelves

Albertson's Jumps On The Recall Bandwagon, Pulls Green Beans From Shelves

Is nothing safe, not even house brand canned vegetables? Reuters reports that on Thursday, supermarket chain Albertson’s announced a recall of its private label French style green beans because of fears they may be contaminated with botulism.

Hey, Let's Not Die Of Botulism From Eating Recalled Food

Hey, Let's Not Die Of Botulism From Eating Recalled Food

A reader who works at a health department has asked Consumerist to remind everyone to search their cabinets, their friend’s cabinets, the cabinets at their church and the cabinets of any kitchens at work for products included in the botulism recall.

How To Identify Botulism Symptoms

How To Identify Botulism Symptoms

Botulism is an incredibly serious food-borne illness, and the Castleberry’s recall means we should remind ourselves of the symptoms. According to WebMD they are:

Cans Infected With Botulism Are Exploding!

Cans Infected With Botulism Are Exploding!

Remember the botulism recall? The infected cans are now exploding, according to the FDA.

Mission: Find Castleberry's Products Recalled For Botulism Still On Shelves

Mission: Find Castleberry's Products Recalled For Botulism Still On Shelves

Two days ago, Castleberry’s expanded the list of chilis and pet foods they were recalling due to possible botulism contamination. By now should have been enough time for retailers to comply, so let’s help them out.

Recalls: Dog Food and Chili Recalled From Same Manufacturer

Recalls: Dog Food and Chili Recalled From Same Manufacturer

We’ve always had the sneaking suspicion that canned chili and dog food were one and the same. Adding fuel to that fire, Connors Bros and Castleberry’s expanded a recall of their pet and human foods after the canned meat products were found to contain botulism. The FDA has announced that four people have already taken ill. Here’s hoping they were eating the chili, and not the dog food.

Recall: There's Botulism In the Olives

Recall: There's Botulism In the Olives

The olives are sold under the following brands: Borrelli, Bonta di Puglia, Cento, Corrado’s, Dal Raccolto, Flora, Roland and Vantia, and have codes that start with the letter “G” and are followed by 3 or 4 digits. All sizes of cans, glass jars and pouches of Cerignola, Nocerella and Castelvetrano type olives are affected.