Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Source of Ohio botulism cases likely was potato salad

April 27, 2015 8:02 PM
14 0

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say the likely source of the botulism outbreak that killed one person and sickened many others at an Ohio church potluck dinner was home-canned potatoes used in a potato salad.

A 55-year-old woman died, and officials have confirmed 20 other botulism cases, along with 10 suspected cases. A dozen people are still in the hospital. Patients have been treated with a botulism antitoxin provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Read more

Share in social networks:

Comments - 0