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Cases Of Botulism Linked To Heroin Use On The Rise In Orange County

Three people have been hospitalized over the past month, two in an intensive care unit, for botulism associated with injecting heroin, Orange County Health Care Agency officials said Wednesday.


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San Clemente-Based Food Stand Recalls Products Linked To Botulism Cases

Health officials Friday warned customers of a Orange County food stand to throw out any jarred food products that may be linked to botulism.


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2 Brands Of Soup Sold At Farmers Markets May Contain Bacteria Causing Botulism

Two brands of soup sold only at local farmers markets may have been improperly produced, exposing consumers to botulism.


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LA-Based Seafood Company Orders Recall Over Botulism Concerns

A Los Angeles seafood company is voluntarily recalling its smoked and dry Vobla fish because it may be contaminated with a bacteria that can cause botulism.


Something is killing off ducks in Orange County. (creditL AP)

What’s Killing Off Ducks In Orange County?

Ducks are dying from some type of toxin in an Orange County city’s lakes and watersheds.


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California Company Recalls 4,300 Pounds Of Fish Over Botulism Fears

A California company has recalled several thousand pounds of frozen capelin because of fears the fish is contaminated with bacteria that could cause life-threatening botulism.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2010