Recall alert: Botulism in canned hot dog chili sauce

Certain cans of hot dog chili sauce have been linked to four cases of botulism. The last cases of botulism in the U.S. date back to the 1970s. Botulism is caused by a toxin made by a bacterium and is a muscle-paralyzing disease. The paralysis can lead to the inability to breathe unless supported by a ventilator or eventually death. Symptoms of botulism include double or blurred vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, dry mouth and muscle weakness that moves down the body. It is important to discard all of the recalled cans and not open them. Even if the toxin just contacts your skin, you could become ill.

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